Nathan Windt, DMA

Associate Professor | Director of Choral Activities

Conducts the SAU Chorale and Chamber Singers, as well as choral conducting, choral methods, and applied voice and vocal techniques. Areas of specialty include choral-orchestral repertoire, an affinity for 18th- and 19th century choral literature, and the performance of German and English art song.

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Education and Training

  • DMA, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music
  • MM, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music
  • BME, North Park University


  • St. Ambrose University Faculty Member of the Year, 2016 Exemplary Teacher Award, 2012, Division of Higher Education and Ministry of the United Methodist Church

I love that moment when a difficult piece of music is no longer intimidating or out of reach. What may have been a challenge for them is now a joy, and to see the inspiration students share when performing is what inspires me to continue teaching.

Dr. Windt, on what he finds inspiring

Professional Memberships

American Choral Director's Association
National Collegiate Choral Organization
Chorus America
National Association for Music Education
National Association of Teachers of Singing
College Music Society
American Bach Society


"The Pajama Composer: An Interview with Ivo Antognini," in The International Choral Bulletin, Volume XXXIV, Number 2-2nd Quarter, 2015.

"Joachim Linckelmann's Arrangement of Ein deutsches Requiem for Chamber Ensemble: A Comparative Analysis," in The Choral Journal, November 2011.

Frequent contributor (Book and Recorded Disc Reviews) for The Choral Journal.

Courses Taught

University Chorale
Chamber Singers
Beginning Conducting
Choral Methods and Materials
Applied Voice
Vocal Techniques


Nathan Windt

Galvin Fine Arts Center 109
518 W. Locust St.
Davenport, IA 52803

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