Wayne State University

Dr. Noah Horn


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Noah Horn directs the choral program at Wayne State University, where he conducts Concert Chorale and Men's Glee Club, supervises the master's program in choral conducting, and teaches music theory. He serves as artistic director of Audivi, a professional vocal ensemble with an extensive repertory, and Oakland Choral Society, a community choir and orchestra devoted to performing masterworks. He also directs the music program at Grosse Pointe Woods Presbyterian Church.

Dr. Horn holds the D.M.A. degree in choral conducting from Yale University. He has earned four additional music degrees from Yale and Oberlin College. He has served as interim Director of Choral Activities at Western Michigan University, conductor of the Wesleyan University Orchestra, director of the professional choirs at Christ Church, New Haven, and artistic director of The Madison Chorale. As a professional tenor, he has sung with Conspirare, Yale Choral Artists, Yale Schola Cantorum, sounding light, and several other nationally-recruited ensembles. As an organist he has given recitals across the US and in Germany. Venturing briefly into reality television, he appeared in the final rounds of America’s Got Talent 2013 with 3 Penny Chorus and Orchestra. He hails from Davenport, Iowa, and resides in Detroit.


Degrees and Certifications

D.M.A. in choral conducting, Yale University, 2017
M.M.A. in choral conducting, Yale University, 2013
M.M. in choral conducting, Yale University, 2012
M.M. in organ performance, Yale University, 2010
B.M. in organ performance, Oberlin College, 2007

A.A.G.O. certification, American Guild of Organists, 2016


Courses Taught

Undergraduate Courses
MUA 2720: Voice Class
MUA 2830: Men's Glee Club (Winter 2018)
MUA 2840: Choral Union
MUA 2850: Concert Chorale (Winter 2018)
MUA 2880: Chamber Music and Special Ensembles (coach)
MUT 1140: Theory I
MUT 1150: Ear Training I
MUT 1160: Theory II (Winter 2018)
MUT 1170: Ear Training II
MUT 2150: Ear Training III
MUT 2170: Ear Training IV

Graduate Courses
MUA 7830: Men's Glee Club (Winter 2018)
MUA 7840: Choral Union
MUA 7850: Concert Chorale (Winter 2018)
MUH 7370: Studies in Advanced Literature for Conductors (Winter 2018)
MUP 7294: Conducting: Major Instrument (Winter 2018)

Office Hours

Monday, 2:10 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.
Wednesday, 10:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. & 2:10 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.
Friday, 10:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

150 years in the heart of Detroit