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Paul von Kampen

Director of Choral Activities

Paul von Kampen is an accomplished music educator, conductor, researcher, and performer with teaching experience at the kindergarten through university levels. After graduating from Concordia University, Nebraska, von Kampen taught at Crean Lutheran High School in Irvine, California, and Lutheran High Northwest in Rochester Hills, Michigan. While in Michigan, he earned a Master’s degree in Choral Conducting from Oakland University, where he studied with Dr. Michael Mitchell. Currently, he is in his final year of studies pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Choral Conducting at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, under the direction of Dr. Peter Eklund and Dr. Marques Garrett. Von Kampen serves as Director of Choral Activities and Director of Church and School Engagement Through the Fine Arts at Concordia University, St. Paul.

Professional Experience

  • Concordia University, St. Paul: Director of Choral Activities
  • Concordia University, Nebraska: Adjunct Professor of Music
  • University of Nebraska—Lincoln: Graduate Teaching Assistant
  • Lutheran High School Northwest: Director of Choirs
  • Crean Lutheran High School: Director of Music

Academic Pedigree

  • D.M.A. Choral Conducting, University of Nebraska—Lincoln (2024)
  • M.M. Choral Conducting, Oakland University, Rochester Hills, MI (2019)
  • B.M.E. Concordia University, Nebraska: (2011)


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