About the Instructor - Conductor


Dr. Heffner currently serves as the Artistic Director and Conductor of the Tallahassee Civic Chorale. She also directs the Chancel Choir at Grace Lutheran Church in Tallahassee, Florida. Dr. Heffner has worked with the Bowling Green Junior High School Chorus (Bowling Green, OH) and Durango High School (Las Vegas, NV). Prior to her work with the Tallahassee Civic Chorale, Dr. Heffner was Director of Chipola's Chamber Ensemble. She has been honored with being chosen to conduct the world premier of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas' alma mater.


Dr. Heffner has studied conducting with Dr. Jocyln Jensen (University of Nevada, Las Vegas), David Weiller (University of Nevada, Las Vegas), Major Matthew Henry (The United States Air Force Band), and Michael Kerschner (Young New Yorker's Chorus).


Dr. Heffner is an active member of the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA).



Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent. 


            - Victor Hugo