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Dr. Robert Tocheff

Professor of Music

Contact Information

School of Arts and Humanities
740-3972-9000 Ext. 3005Email Dr. Tocheff

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Professional Experience

  • Professor of Music, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, OH, 1981-present
  • Choral Director, Mount Vernon Lakeholm Church of the Nazarene, OH, 1978-present
  • Various Minister of Music positions, OH, 1978-present
  • Music Specialist, Kettering - Ohio City Schools, OH, 1974-1981

Professional Organizations

  • National Association for Music Education/Ohio Music Education Association
  • American Choral Directors Association/Ohio Choral Directors Association

Awards and Recognitions

  • MVNU Collegians Chorale and Treble Singers Women's Choir selected to perform at OMEA convention
  • MVNU Distinguished Alumni Award
  • Church of the Nazarene Distinguished Service Award
  • International Who's Who of Professionals
  • Selected as Choral Clinician for various school districts and counties

Published Works & Presentations

  • Producer of five MVNU music ensemble CDs:
    • The Lord Bless You and Keep You, Virtual performance of 160 current and alumni Collegians Chorale singers
    • Yahweh (Collegians Chorale)
    • Music Department Ensembles (MVNU Music Department ensembles)
    • Saving Grace (Collegians Chorale)
    • We Believe (Collegians Chorale)
    • Let the People Rejoice (Collegians Chorale)
  • Ph.D. in Musical Education Choral Emphasis, The Ohio State University, Ohio
  • M.M. in Music Education, Wright State University, Ohio
  • B.A. in Music Education, Olivet Nazarene University, Illinois
  • A.A. Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Ohio


"(MVNU professors) feel a great weight of responsibility to get it right for the students who enter our community each year."

John Ballenger - Director of the Writing Lab, Assistant Professor of English