Dr. Lauren Lindsey, assistant professor of music at Alderson Broaddus University directs “The West Virginians”, conducts Concert Choir and Chamber Choir, teaches conducting, foundations of music and music history. Dr. Lindsey is a graduate of The University of Southern Mississippi with a Doctorate of Musical Arts in Conducting Performance and Pedagogy. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Education from Alderson Broaddus University and a Master of Music in conducting degree from Illinois State University.
Dr. Lindsey taught middle school in Danville, Illinois, before pursuing a career in higher education. She has been on faculty for The University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Mississippi and Mount Marty College in Yankton, South Dakota. Dr. Lindsey has adjudicated choral events in West Virginia, Illinois, South Dakota, Mississippi, Nebraska, and Alabama. She has also conducted choral festivals in Virginia, Maryland, Mississippi and Alabama. She has been on staff at churches in the Hattiesburg area as both a professional singer and conductor. Dr. Lindsey has studied conducting with Mr. Bret Peppo and Dr. Gregory Fuller. She has led choral ensembles from large to small, from early music to vocal jazz. She has taken ensembles on tour around the U.S. and in Italy. Dr. Lindsey is an active member of the American Choral Directors Association.