Janie Brokenicky, M.M.

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Phone: 620-947-3121 xt. 1403

Education

  • MM, Vocal Performance & Choral Conducting, Kansas State University
  • BME, Music Education, Kansas State University
  • BS, Secondary Education Mathematics, Kansas State University

Professional Background

  • Assistant Professor of Choral Music, Tabor College
  • Soprano, Flint Hills Trio, 2013-Present
  • Soprano, Spire Symphonic Chorus, 2013-Present
  • Vocal Music Instructor and Director of Musical Theater, Riley County High School, 2007-2012
  • Director of Women’s Choir, Kansas State University, Fall 2010

Recognitions & Awards

  • Runner-up in West Central Graduate Division, 2011, National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS)
  • Outstanding Young Choral Director Award, 2010, Kansas Choral Directors Association (KCDA)
  • Horizon Award Recipient, 2009, Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE)
  • Rhodes Scholarship Candidate, 2007, Kansas State University
  • Presser Scholar, 2005, Kansas State University

Courses Taught

  • Concerto Bella Voce Women’s Choir
  • Music Theory I & II
  • Sight Singing and Ear Training I & II
  • Private Voice
  • K-12 Music Methods
  • Introduction to Fine Arts

Presentations

  • Brokenicky, J (2014, February). “It’s All in Your Head (or at least it should be!): Quick Fixes for Vocal Tone.” Kansas Music Educators Association State Convention.

Service

  • Women’s Choir Chair – Kansas Choral Directors Association (KCDA)

Choral Conducting Clinician

  • NCKMEA District Honor Choir, Dec. 2013
  • North Central League, High School Mixed Choir, Nov. 2011
  • Central Plains League, High School Mixed Choir, Jan. 2011
  • SCKMEA Treble Honor Choir, Oct. 2010
  • University of Nebraska Choral Clinic, Women’s Choir, Jan. 2010
  • Oregon Trail League, Middle School Western Div. Nov. 2009; Eastern Div. 2008