Greg Zielke


  • DMA, Choral Conducting, University of Missouri at Kansas City
  • MME, Music Education (vocal), Wichita State University
  • BA, Music Education, Tabor College

Professional Background

  • Arts Director, Professor of Music, and Director of Choirs Tabor College (current)
  • Artistic Director and Conductor, Omaha Symphonic Chorus
  • Chair, Music Department, Grace University
  • Director, Music and Worship, Community Bible Church

Courses Taught

  • History and Theology of Worship
  • Philosophy of Music
  • Choral Conducting
  • Chorale, Grace University
  • Music Theory, GU
  • Secondary Choral Methods and Material, GU and University of Nebraska at Omaha


  • (2017, November). What they see is what you get: Young Conductor’s masterclass,” Nebraska Music Educators Association Annual Conference/Workshop
  • (various). ”Sacred music in public space,” Oregon State University and University of Nebraska–Omaha ACDA meetings.
  • (2012, February). “Reading session: Choral Music for the Church Choir,” North Central Division ACDA conference/clinic
  • (various). ”Why we sing! A workshop for music in worship,” Onawa Evangelical Free Church, Pleasant View Bible Church, Community Bible Church.


Choral/Orchestral Works Conducted

  • All Night Vigil (Rachmaninoff)
  • Coronation Anthem #4, Let Thy Hand be Strengthened (Handel)
  • Elijah (Mendelssohn)
  • Gloria (Poulenc)
  • Gloria (Rutter)
  • Gloria (Vivaldi)
  • Gospel Mass (Robert Ray)
  • Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, Cantata BWV 147 (Bach)
  • I Will Magnify Thee, HWV250b (Handel)
  • Lobe den Herren, den machtigen Konig der Ehren, Cantata BWV 137 (Bach)
  • Lux Aeterna (Lauridsen)
  • Magnificat (Rutter)
  • Mass for the Children (Rutter)
  • Mass in C, “Coronation” (Mozart)
  • Mass in Time of War (Haydn)
  • Messe de Minuit pour Noel (Charpentier)
  • Messiah (Handel)
  • Missa Brevis (Mozart)
  • Missa Criolla (Ramirez)
  • Power of the Cross, The (Mark Hayes)
  • Requiem (Faure)
  • Requiem (Mozart)
  • Requiem (Rutter)
  • Saviour (Nelson/Farrell)
  • Solomon (Handel)
  • Te Deum (Haydn)
  • Vesperae solennes de confessore (Solemn vespers of the confessor), K. 339 (Mozart)

Choral/Orchestral Works prepared for other conductors

  • Carmina Burana (Orff) Thomas Wilkins, Conductor
  • Dona nobis pacem (Vaughan Williams) Steven Zielke, Conductor
  • Ein Duetsches Requiem (Brahms) Thomas Wilkins, Conductor
  • Hodie (Vaughan Williams) Craig Jessop, Conductor
  • L’Utima Amor (Jackson Berkey) Almeda Berkey, Conductor
  • Magnificat (Jonathan Willcocks) Jonathan Willcocks, Conductor
  • Mass in B Minor (Bach) Victor Yampolsky, Conductor
  • Missa Solemnis (Beethoven) Victor Yampolsky, Conductor
  • Requiem (Mozart) Eph Ehly, Conductor
  • Requiem for the Living (Forrest) Steven Zielke, Conductor
  • Stabat Mater (Dvorak) Thomas Wilkins, Conductor
  • Symphony No. 9, Choral (Beethoven) Thomas Wilkins, Conductor
  • Symphony No. 2, Resurrection (Mahler) Thomas Wilkins, Conductor