College of Arts and Letters
Professor of Music, Director of Choral Studies
Dr. John M. Broman serves North Georgia College & State University as director of choral activities and professor of music. Dr. Broman received his music degrees from The University of Iowa in 1974, 1976, and 1986 respectively, with his doctoral essay entitled "Guillaume Bouzignac's IESU UBERTATE DOMUS TUAE, QUARE FREMUERUNT IUDAEI, SICUT LAETANTIUM, GAUDETE ET EXULATATE and BENEDICITE OMNIA OPERA DOMINI: Performing Editions and Commentary." While at The University of Iowa, Dr. Broman's principal instructors were Dr. Don V Moses (conducting), Dr. Richard Bloesch (choral literature), and Kathryn Harvey (voice).
During his seventeen years at NGCSU, Dr. Broman has taught conducting and choral methods, music appreciation, music history, applied voice, and has conducted the university's three choral ensembles, the NGCSU SINGERS, LE BELLE VOCI, and PATRIOT CHOIR. LE BELLE VOCI, a select women's ensemble, was formed by Dr. Broman in the fall of 2001 and was invited to perform at the 2006 Georgia Music Educators Association Conference in Savannah, Georgia.
Dr. Broman, an active vocalist, has performed with the Lanier Chamber Singers (1992-2004), a semi-professional choral ensemble specializing in a cappella music and located in Gainesville, Georgia, and directed the group from 1998 to 2001. Dr. Broman is in demand as a choral clinician and has organized and directed annual CHURCH CHOIR FESTIVALS and CHORAL EXPLOSIONS during his tenure at the university.