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Nancy Klein

  • Nancy Klein
  • Associate Professor
  • Music
  • 223 Diehn Center
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-4067
  • nklein@odu.edu
  • Nancy Klein earned her Ph.D., valedictorian, from New York Univesrity in 1986. She has directed the Old Dominion University Choral Program since that time and also developed and directs the MME Degree Program for the Department of Music. She is much sought after as a guest conductor and choral clinician.
  • Education

    New York University, 1986
    Major: Music in Higher Education
    Degree: Ph. D.
    Eastern Kentucky University, 1982
    Major: Vocal Performance
    Degree: M.M.
    Westhampton College, University of Richmond, 1976
    Major: Music Education
    Degree: Music Education
  • Licensures and Certifications

    Virginia Professional Teaching License Music k-12
    Sponsoring Organization: Va Dept of Education
    Date Obtained: 1976-05-01
    Orff Schulwerk Certificate, Level II
    Sponsoring Organization: Old Dominion University
    Expiration Date: 1993-12-31
    Post-graduate Choral Studies
    Sponsoring Organization: Westminster Choir College, Princeton, New Jersey
    Expiration Date: 1991-12-31
    Post-graduate Studies Choral Arranging
    Sponsoring Organization: Westminster Choir College, Princeton, New Jersey
    Expiration Date: 1988-12-31
    Orff-Kodaly-Laban, Certificate Level I
    Sponsoring Organization: Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona
    Expiration Date: 1983-12-31
  • 2010: Robert Stern Award for Excellence in Teaching, College of Arts and Letters
  • 2008: Joel Lewis Award for Excellence in Faculty Mentoring, ODU
  • 2007: MENC/VMEA 25 years of Service Award
  • 2007: Who’s Who in Fine Arts Higher Education
  • 2006: Most Inspiring Faculty
  • 2005: Most Inspiring Faculty
  • 2005: Who’s Who among America’s Teachers
  • 2005: Who’s Who in America
  • 2003: Who’s Who in America
  • 1999: Honorary Member, Salem High School Chapter of Tri-M Music Honor Society
  • 1999: Nominated by students for “Robert Stern Award for Teaching Excellence”
  • 1999: Who’s Who in Entertainment
  • 1996: Honorary Member and Keynote Speaker, Golden Key National Honor Society, Old Dominion University
  • 1995: “Outstanding Faculty” Certificate, “Who’s Who” Award Ceremony, ODU
  • 1991: Included in the “Directory of Women Scholars of Hampton Roads”
  • 1991: Nominated by Department for “Robert Stern Award for Teaching Excellence”
  • 1990: Who’s Who in the South and Southeast
  • 1986: Dissertation nominated for Outstanding Research Award, Journal of Research in Music Education
  • 1986: Valedictory Speaker, New York University Commencement School of Education, Health and Arts Professions
  • 1984: Pi Kappa Lambda, Music Honor Society
  • 1984: Roger P. Phelps Research Grant, Phi Delta Kappa, Education Honor Society, New York University
  • 1976: Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Delta Kappa