Carole Ott

Assistant Professor

Music - Conducting, Choral Music

347 Music Building


Dr. Carole Ott is Assistant Professor of Choral Music at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Her degrees include the Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts in conducing from the University of Michigan where she studied with Jerry Blackstone. She also holds a Bachelor of Music in Music Education from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music where her primary instrument was French Horn. While pursuing graduate studies at the University of Michigan, Dr. Ott received a double Grammy for her role in the preparation of William Bolcom's The Songs of Innocence and of Experience. At UNCG, Dr. Ott directs the University Chorale and teaches undergraduate and graduate conducting as well as graduate seminars in choral music. Additionally, she is the director of the Winston-Salem Symphony Chorale. Dr. Ott frequently appears as clinician and guest conductor both regionally and nationally and has spent several summers on faculty at the Interlochen Summer Arts Camp and Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp in Michigan. Most recently, she has toured Germany, Belgium, and France as director of the Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp International Choir. Dr. Ott is a recent recipient of The American Prize in choral conducting (College/University division). She is a member of the American Choral Directors Association, the National Collegiate Choral Associate, the Conductors Guild, and College Music Society.