Assistant Professor of Music
Office Location: Seeger Chapel, Rm 110
Noah DeLong is a versatile musician who has found success as a conductor, tenor soloist, collaborative pianist, and church musician. He joined the music faculty at Milligan College in 2011, and he conducts the Concert Choir, Heritage, a select a cappella ensemble, and teaches voice.
Mr. DeLong earned a B.A. in music and mathematics from Taylor University and a M.M. in choral conducting and vocal performance from Ball State University. He is presently completing the D.M.A. program in choral conducting and pedagogy at The University of Iowa, where he studied with Dr. Timothy Stalter.
His research interests include the choral music of the Italian-American composer Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco as well as the performance practice issues of music from the 17th and 18th centuries written for the Venetian Ospedali.
Mr. DeLong’s performance credits include the leading roles of Tamino (The Magic Flute) and Alfred (Die Fledermaus) with the Ball State Opera Theatre as well as performances of Handel’s Foundling Hospital Anthem and Messiah, J.S. Bach’s Magnificat in D Major, Dubois’ Seven Last Words of Christ, and Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy.
Previously, Mr. DeLong has served as the Assistant Choral Director at Earlham College, an adjunct professor of music history at Taylor University, and Music Director at Westminster Presbyterian Church (P.C.A.) in Muncie, Indiana.