Faculty | Voice/Opera
office: MSM 158
office phone: (713)743-3319
address: 120 School of Music Bldg, Houston, TX 77204-4017
Jeb Mueller is Assistant Professor of Choral Music at the University of Houston Moores School of Music, where he conducts the University Men’s Chorus, Concert Women’s Chorus, helps prepare opera choruses, and teaches choral music education courses. In addition to his teaching duties, Mueller is an active clinician, adjudicator, and conference presenter. Recent engagements took him to Tennessee, Florida, and Kansas.
Mueller taught high school choral music in the Houston area for six years. His choirs consistently earned superior ratings at contests and were twice chosen the Overall Best Choir at state and national choral festivals. He was recognized with Taylor High School’s “You Make a Difference” award on two occasions, received recognition as an HEB Excellence in Education state semifinalist, and was selected as a Katy Independent School District Outstanding Teacher.
Mueller has also served as a church musician. He created the Camerata Concert Series at Austin's First English Lutheran Church, a free-to-the-public concert series featuring choral-orchestral masterworks. He also conducted the University of Miami Chapel Choir in Key Largo, Florida and worked as the Assistant Conductor for Houston's Central Presbyterian Church.
Dr. Mueller holds degrees from The University of Miami, The University of Texas, and Texas Tech University. He has studied with Joshua Habermann, James Morrow, Kenneth Davis, Karen Kennedy, Donald Oglesby, and Suzanne Pence. His training also includes master classes and/or lessons with such choral luminaries as Joseph Flummerfelt, Craig Hella Johnson, Ragnar Bohlin, Robert Porco, Vance George, Patrick Dupré Quigley, and Weston Noble. Dr. Mueller also concertizes as a baritone, having sung with Santa Fe Desert Chorale II and Miami’s Musica Judaica.
Mueller is an active member of the American Choral Directors Association, Texas Music Educators Association, Texas Choral Directors Association, and The National Association for Music Education.