Voice, Song Literature, & Introduction to Music
Studio: Mason Hall
Phone: (256) 782-5559
Dr. Dani Jones joined the JSU music faculty in Fall of 2008 as an "Introduction to Music" instructor. Dr. Jones earned a Doctor of Arts in Vocal Pedagogy from The University of Mississippi, a Master of Church Music and Vocal Pedagogy from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky, and a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Pedagogy from The University of Louisville.
Her singing roles have included Rudi in "The Gift of Song," Anna in "The Consul," the Mother in "Amahl," and the Baroness in "Der Wiltschtz." She toured as soloist with the Lane College Choir in Louisville, Indianapolis, Detroit, Chicago, Washington, D. C., New York, and Atlanta.
Dr. Jones was vocal director and performer for the Miles College/Birmingham Arts world premiere of "Sky Sash, So Blue." Her other directing and teaching responsibilities have included applied voice studios and touring choirs at Bevill State Community College in Fayette and Hamilton, Alabama and Blue Mountain College in Blue Mountain, Mississippi, opera at Miles College in Birmingham, Alabama, a voice studio at the University of West Georgia, and church choirs in Kentucky, Indiana, Mississippi, Georgia, and Alabama.
Dr. Jones has implemented and instructed new courses in music fundamentals, music history, voice, and church music for four colleges. She was Associate Professor of Music at Miles College from 2002-2008, where she helped design and implement a music major and served as Coordinator of the Music Program in 2007.
Dr. Jones is a participating member of The National Association of Teachers of Singing.