Dr. Rosephanye Powell
Dr. Rosephanye Powell serves as coordinator of voice studies and conductor of the women's chorus at Auburn University. Dr. Powell is a frequent presenter, adjudicator, and clinician at national and international conferences and festivals. She serves yearly as a conductor for all-state and honor choirs throughout the country, including most recent commitments in California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Minnesota, New York and Tennessee. Additionally, Powell has worked with choirs in Italy, Australia, and the UK.
Dr. Powell has been hailed as one of America’s premier women composers of choral music. She has an impressive catalogue of works published by some of the nation’s leading publishers, including the Hal Leonard Corporation, Gentry Publications, Oxford University Press, Alliance Music Publications, and Shawnee Press. Powell's works have been conducted, recorded, and premiered by nationally and internationally renowned conductors. They have premiered at distinguished halls around the country, including Carnegie Hall, the Lincoln Center, and Spivey Hall, to name a few. Dr. Powell's works have been commissioned and premiered by professional choral ensembles, including Cantus and the Grammy award-winning men’s vocal ensemble Chanticleer.