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Bruce Rasmussen
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Bruce Rasmussen, originally from Wisconsin, received his Bachelor's (Music Ed.-Vocal/Choral/Organ) and Masters (M. in Organ Performance) degrees from Andrews University. His D.M.A. degree in Choral Conducting is in final stages of completion through Michigan State University. He comes with a wealth of experience on the secondary and collegiate levels as a music teacher at Wisconsin Academy, Great Lakes Adventist Academy, Greater Lansing Adventist School, Walla Walla College, and Southern Adventist University. His choirs have performed with critical acclaim throughout the United States and Canada; and are known through recordings and live performances for their expressive and powerful presentations of diverse choral literature. He studied conducting with Charles Smith, Jonathan Reed, Donald Neuen, James Hanson, Zvonimir Hacko and Harold Lickey. Primary voice teachers include Ethyl Armeling, Paul Hartfield, James Hanson and Louise Larmon.

He has studied organ with C. Warren Becker, William Ness, Gary Klemp and Phillip Gehring. Mr. Rasmussen has performed as recitalist in Washington, Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan and Ontario. He is in demand as a choral clinician and vocal pedaogogue throughout the United States. A member of American Choral Director's Association, American Guild of Organists and Pi Kappa Lambda, Mr. Rasmussen is recipient of a distinguished service award, and the Thomas and Violet Zapara award for excellence in teaching. His passions include the development of Collegiate and High School voices, Church Music, Art Song and Lieder of 18-20th century organ/ choral music of the 19th and 20th centuries. Other interests are woodworking and stained glass. He currently serves PUC as Director of Choral/Vocal Activities and College Organist. He and his wife Rosalie have three children: Kristii, Heidi, and Timothy.