Oeida Hatcher, D.M.A.
Dean of the School of Communication and the Arts
Associate Professor of Music
Degrees and Certifications
- D.M.A., Shenandoah Conservatory
- M.A., Music Education, Shenandoah Conservatory
- B.A., Clearwater Christian College
Experience and Background
Dr. Hatcher is an associate professor of music and was named dean of the School of Communication and the Arts at Lynchburg College in 2011. In 2002, she was named chair of the Music Department and serves as instrumental conductor at the College, being the first full-time faculty member to hold this position.
She conducts the Wind Symphony and Orchestra. Dr. Hatcher also serves as director of music at First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Lynchburg, Virginia.
Prior to her appointment at Lynchburg College, she served as choral and instrumental director in secondary education.
Dr. Hatcher maintains an active schedule as guest conductor, clinician, and guest lecturer at the public school and university levels. Her research in computer-based multimedia for college-level instrumental methods courses has led to presentations throughout the United States and Europe.
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