Conductor, Community Chorus; Adjunct Instructor of Music, Voice

Alan Eleazer is currently serving as adjunct instructor of voice at Maryville College and is also a career professional musician.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Education and a Master of Music degree in Sacred Music and Choral Conducting from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He directs the Maryville College Community Chorus and the MC Lads, a vocal ensemble.  Previously he served as assistant professor of music at Hiwassee College where is was the Director of Choral Activities and taught music theory, history, and conducting, and has served in adjunct positions at Pellissippi State and Roane State Community Colleges. He is also an active church musician presently serving as Director of Music at Broadway United Methodist Church in Maryville.
Mr. Eleazer twice received the Distinguished Faculty Award at Hiwassee College and was cited by the United Methodist Board of Higher Education for exemplary teaching in 2010 and again in 2013.
His students and choirs have performed throughout the United States, Canada, and Scotland, and invited to sing at state conventions of the American Choral Directors Association. Several of his students have gone on to become professional musicians.
Mr. Eleazer is an active member of the American Choral Directors Association, The Music Educators National Council, the Order of St. Luke, and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia.