Aug. 23, 2012
Heath Weber, who led the award-winning choir program at Sioux City East High School, has come to Morningside College to lead the music and theatre departments as associate dean for the performing arts.
Weber led the choir program at East from 2001 to 2011. Previously he taught in Sioux Falls, S.D., and Bloomington, Minn. During his 14 years as a high school choir director, his ensembles won over 20 grand champion titles at various competitions, with three of them being national titles. Weber also has experience working with elementary, middle school and college students. Last year he taught at Unity Elementary School in Sioux City.
Weber has experience producing events such as “Siouxland Sings!” at the Orpheum Theatre and the annual show choir invitational at East High School. He also has served as the music director for high school productions of “Bye Bye Birdie,” “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” “Guys and Dolls,” “The Music Man” and more.
Weber has led students on national and international tours, and has performed himself as a soloist with Sioux City Rockestra, Sioux City Symphony Orchestra, Sioux Falls Master Singers and South Dakota Symphony Orchestra. He is an experienced adjudicator, clinician and guest conductor.
Weber has bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Augustana College in Sioux Falls, S.D., and a doctorate from the University of South Dakota in Vermillion.