Angelica Dunsavage is currently a third-year doctoral student in Choral Conducting with a minor in Music Education at the University of Arizona, where she has served as the choral administrative graduate assistant and assisted in teaching undergraduate conducting. She is also the conductor of the Faculty/Staff Choir on campus. During her time at U. of A., she has studied with Dr. Bruce Chamberlain, Dr. Elizabeth Schauer, and Dr. Miguel Felipe.
Outside of the university, Angelica remains active as the Director of Music at St. Mark’s Presbyterian Church in Tucson. Her article, Changing the Role of Conductor, recently appeared in the AZACDA Antiphon, and her current research includes secular music of the early German Baroque era, in particular works of Johann Hermann Schein. She remains in demand as a clinician, vocal teacher, professional chorister, and mezzo-soprano soloist.
Prior to her DMA, Angelica has served in church, community, and public-school teaching positions in the Ohio and Pennsylvania areas. She has studied in workshops and masterclasses with Dr. James Jordan, Dr. John Alexander, Dr. Ann Howard Jones, Dr. James Meaders, and Vance George, and was a scholar for the Conducting Academy in 2018. Angelica received her MM in Choral Conducting at Bowling Green State University under Dr. Mark Munson and Dr. Sandra Stegman, and her BS in Music Education at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, under the direction of the late James C. Dearing.