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Robert J. Ward

Robert J. Ward

Robert J. Ward

Associate Professor; Director of Choral Studies


614 292-4622

314 Weigel Hall
1866 College Rd
Columbus, OH 43210

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Areas of Expertise

  • Director of Choral Activities
  • Conducting and Ensembles (Choral)
  • Conductor, Men's Glee Club and University Chorus


  • Doctor of Musical Arts, Choral Conducting, 1986, Michigan State University
  • Master of Music, Choral Conducting, 1983, Michigan State University
  • Bachelor of Science in Music Education, magna cum laude, 1979, Plymouth (NH) State College

Robert J. Ward currently serves as director of Choral Studies at The Ohio State University, where he conducts the Men’s Glee Club and Chorale. Prior to his appointment at Ohio State,  Ward was for sixteen years a member of the music faculty at Oklahoma State University. He has been honored with invitations to present concerts and lectures for National ACDA, National Collegiate Choral Organization. North Central Division ACDA, Central Division ACDA, International Kodály Educators, Organization of American Kodály Educators, Texas Music Educators Association and Texas Choral Directors Association, as well as Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Mississippi, Ohio, Utah, Arkansas, Louisiana and West Virginia Choral Directors Associations. He is currently the editor of a choral series published by Santa Barbara Music Publishers.


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