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  • Tyler Vahldick

    Bio: Trombonist Tyler Vahldick has an active career working for many different music organizations throughout the U.S. He was appointed Second Trombone with the Las Vegas Philharmonic at the start of the 2016-17 season and also holds the position of 2nd/bass trombonist with The Muny. He also works extensively with the Kansas City Symphony and the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, and many others.

    He previously held the positions of Principal Trombone of the Michigan Opera Theatre Orchestra and the Wichita Symphony Orchestra. He has also performed as Principal Trombone with the Kansas City Symphony, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Czech National Symphony, London Sinfonietta, Orpheus Sinfonia, Spoleto Festival USA and the Verbier Festival Orchestra, and has worked with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Canterbury Cathedral Choral Society, Bahrain Symphony, Chamber Orchestra of Europe, and many others throughout Europe.

    As a soloist, Tyler has performed with the University of Central Missouri Wind Ensemble; the European Youth Music Orchestra in Frankfurt, Germany; Regent Brass Band and Milton Keynes Brass Band in London; and the Springfield Symphony and the Taneycomo Festival Orchestra in Missouri, serving as Artistic Advisor for the latter since 2011. Equally at home with popular music, Tyler has performed for shows in London`s West End and multiple Broadway tour productions in the U.S. and, as a jazz trombonist, has appeared with the Denmark Street Big Band and Hot Orange Big Band in London; Swing 42`s house band in New York; and the Boulevard Big Band in Kansas City. In recent years, he has recorded with Madeline Bell, Stax Dempsey, Hot Orange Big Band, and the Royal Academy of Music Brass Soloists, and appears on the 25th anniversary album of the Verbier Festival Orchestra. A native of Branson, Missouri, Tyler has performed at the Bobby Vinton Theater, Andy Williams Theater, Silver Dollar City and the Grand Palace Theater.

  • Jennifer Van Wyk
    • Name: Jennifer Van Wyk
    • Title: Adjunct-contracted
    • Department: Physical Science
  • Joel Vanderheyden
    • Name: Joel Vanderheyden
    • Title: Prof-Music
    • Department: Music
    • Phone: 636-481-3362

    Bio: With degrees in Saxophone Performance and Pedagogy (DMA, University of Iowa), Jazz Studies (MM, University of Maryland), and Music Performance and Education (BA, University of Minnesota, Morris), Joel Vanderheyden is a seasoned performer and educator in both jazz and classical styles. At Jefferson College, he teaches Music Theory, Jazz Improvisation, Jazz Appreciation, Applied Woodwinds, and directs the Jefferson College Jazz Ensembles. Vanderheyden has previously served as Director of Jazz at both the University of Minnesota-Morris and Oakton Community College in the Chicago area. He is a member of the Missouri Saxophone Quartet, and performs regularly with the St. Louis Jazz Orchestra. He has performed at the World Saxophone Congress (St. Andrews, Scotland, 2012), at jazz festivals in Switzerland, France, and Holland, and at notable stateside venues including Carnegie Hall, Blues Alley, The Dakota, The Artists` Quarter, The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, and The Stephen Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts. Vanderheyden`s debut CD was released in 2009 on the Mize Music label. It was named one of the Top Jazz Albums of 2009 on KCCK 88.3FM in Cedar Rapids, IA and called "One of the best jazz rock records to be released in years!" by Christopher Cooke on KIOS 91.5FM in Omaha, NE.

  • Christina Vangels Boyher
    • Name: Christina Vangels Boyher
    • Title: PT Computer Lab Assistant
    • Department: Information Technology
  • Zachary Vaninger
    • Name: Zachary Vaninger
    • Title: Adjunct-contracted
    • Department: Business Administration

    Bio: Zach Vaninger is a graduate of Saint Louis University and teaches business courses. He is a Certified Public Accountant and specializes in Mergers & Acquisitions. In his current role outside of Jefferson College, Zach is responsible for mergers & acquisitions valuation, due diligence, deal execution, and strategic planning at a private equity-owned company headquartered in St. Louis. His prior experience includes two and a half years of financial due diligence experience at a regional accounting firm serving private equity and strategic clients, with aggregate deal value of approximately $500 million.

  • Janet Varner
    • Name: Janet Varner
    • Title: Adjunct-contracted
    • Department: Communication
  • Randy Vaughn
    • Name: Randy Vaughn
    • Title: Temp-Law Enforcement Academy
    • Department: Law Enforcement Academy
  • Deborah Verstringhe
    • Name: Deborah Verstringhe
    • Title: PT Testing Supervisor
    • Department: Testing Center
  • Laura Villmer
    • Name: Laura Villmer
    • Title: Development Assistant
    • Department: Institutional Advancement
    • Phone: 636-481-3105
  • Lisa Vinyard
    • Name: Lisa Vinyard
    • Title: Admn Ast to Pres & Brd of Trts
    • Department: Office Of The President
    • Phone: 636-481-3101
  • Leslie Vogan
    • Name: Leslie Vogan
    • Title: Adjunct Faculty
    • Department: Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Niki Vogelsang
    • Name: Niki Vogelsang
    • Title: Health Info Tech Prog Director
    • Department: Health Information Technology
    • Phone: 636-481-3419

    Bio: Niki Vogelsang holds a Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management from Saint Louis University and a Master`s degree in Business Administration from Missouri Baptist University.

    She worked in the health care industry for seven years prior to transitioning to the education arena. Niki is the Director of the Health Information Technology Program at Jefferson College. She holds a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) credential. She is also active in the Eastern Missouri Health Information Management Associations (EMHIMA) and the Missouri Health Information Management Association (MOHIMA).

  • Amy Vogt


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