Dr. Jeff Jordan
DMA, University of Missouri, Kansas City, 2000
Director of Bands, Horn, Music Education
Office: Malloy Hall 127
Phone: (785) 628-5364
Dr. Jeff Jordan serves on the faculty of Fort Hays State University where he conducts the Wind Ensemble and assists with the Tiger Marching band. In addition, Dr. Jordan teaches courses in conducting and music education, instructs the horn studio and oversees student teachers. Prior to arriving at FHSU, he served as the opening Band Director and Music Department Chair for Olympia High School in Orlando, Florida. Dr. Jordan’s public school teaching experience includes sixteen years at all levels in central Florida and Kansas. During his tenure at Seminole High School, he was elected to Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, was selected as Teacher of the Year and was a Top Ten Finalist for County Teacher of the Year. Dr. Jordan holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music Education from Florida Southern College, a Master’s in Composition from the University of Kansas and earned his Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Conducting from the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music. His principal teachers have included Gary Hill and Sarah McKoin (conducting), as well as John Pozdro, James Barnes, Jack Stamp and Paul Rudy (composition).
Dr. Jordan’s recent compositions include Sunstorm and The Adventures of Wynde Ding Wham, both from C. Alan Publications. His original work, and a time, is profiled in the newly released Volume Six of Teaching Music Through Performance in Band from GIA publications.
Listen to Dr. Jordan's compositions:
Published by Neil A. Kjos Music
Flourish for Olana
Published by Daehn Publications
and a time
Published by C. Alan Publications