Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, the Tabor College Music Program offers students several areas of concentration, combining a quality education in the liberal arts with an emphasis on service to others.

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Music Scholarship Audition Guidelines

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Music Department Faculty

Dr. Brad Vogel – D.M.A.

Professor of Choral Music
Chair, Division of Performing and Visual Arts and Department of Music
D.M.A., Conservatory of Music, University of Missouri-Kansas City
M.M., University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO
B.A., Tabor College, Hillsboro, KS

Dr. Sheila Litke – D.M.A

Professor of Piano and Piano Pedagogy
D.M.A., University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
M.M., University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
B.M., Houghton College, Houghton, NY

Janie Brokenicky – M.M.

Assistant Professor of Choral Music
Master in Vocal Performance and Choral Conducting, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
Bachelor of Music Education and Secondary Education Mathematics, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

Larry Ediger – M.A.

Assistant Professor of Instrumental Music
M.A., Mennonite Brethren Seminary, Fresno, CA
B.A., Tabor College, Hillsboro, KS

David Martens – M.M.

Director of Contemporary Christian Music
M.M., Choral Conducting and Vocal Performance, University of Northern Colorado
B.A., General Music, Tabor College, Hillsboro, KS

Supporting Faculty

Dr. Holly Swartzendruber – D.M.A.

Instructor of Voice; Vocal Pedagogy

Douglas Beyer

Instructor of Violin

Joyann Brake

Instructor of Flute

Dennis Danders

Instructor of Double Bass

Heather Henning

Instructor of Oboe

Howard Glanton

Instructor of Guitar

Jane Hyde

Instructor of Harp

Rachel Leucke

Music Preparatory School Director

Bruce Major

Instructor of Percussion

Susan Mayo

Instructor of Cello

Steven Naimark

Instructor of Clarinet

Brian Postier

Instructor of Trombone

Jordan Robert

Instructor of Horn

Stephen Vincent

Instructor of Organ

Contact the Music Department

Department Head: Bradley Vogel – Professor of Choral Music
Department Phone: 620 947-3121 ext 1402
Department email:

Department Secretary: Carol Dirks
Contact Information: 620 947-3121 ext 1401 or


What can I do with a Music degree from Tabor College?

Our graduates serve as:
  • Choral Director
  • Church Music Ministries
  • Instrumental Conductor
  • Teacher/Educator
  • Music Business Men and Women
  • Musician—Vocal and Instrumental
  • Private Music Instructor