Dara Gillis

Graduate Associate
Conducting and Ensembles
Graduate Associates

Dara Gillis is a first-year DMA candidate in Choral Conducting. Dara comes to Ohio State this year on a one-year leave of absence from the Delaware City School system in Delaware (OH) where she has been the director of choirs at Rutherford B. Hayes High School for the past 15 years. Dara has taught public school throughout Ohio and California for the past 24 years. She earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Music Education from Ohio University in 1993 and 2002, respectively.

Areas of Expertise
  • Choral Conducting