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James DeBoer

Jim DeBoer is an adjunct associate professor of music at Hope College and the director of Awakening. He joined Hope College's music department in his current role as adjunct associate professor in 2004. Previously, Jim taught a variety of classes at Hope in music methods for 12 years when he was a music teacher in Zeeland and Holland Public Schools.

Jim taught music to thousands of students over the course of his 30 years teaching at South Christian High School, Byron Center Christian, Zeeland Public High School, and Holland Public Schools. Jim has taught students of every age, from pre-K through college. Jim has received degrees from Calvin College (B.A.) and Western Michigan University (M.M.). He has also taken postgraduate degree classes at Westminster Choir College and Stanford University, obtaining 24 hours of credit in addition to his master's degree.

Last Updated: 02/09/2017

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