Robert Nance is a multi-talented musician who maintains a lively schedule as conductor, keyboardist, teacher, composer, clinician, and arts advocate.
A distinguished graduate of DePauw University School of Music (Indiana) and the Peabody Conservatory (Baltimore), Nance is the President and Founding Artistic Director of Heartland Sings, Inc., a company of professional vocal artists and ensembles founded in 1997. He is also the Director of Music at Plymouth Congregational Church of Fort Wayne and the founder of Mobile Performing Arts LLC.
He has received many honors and awards to his credit, including guest conductor of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, a recipient of the Indiana Arts Commission Individual Artist Fellowship, has served as a panelist for the National Endowment for the Arts and appeared on the Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center. His “Attitude Series” of keyboard recordings are favorites and his recording “The Spirit of Christmas” featuring Heartland Sings continues to receive rave reviews.
Maestro Nance has made Fort Wayne his home for over a quarter century, where he has distinguished himself as a dedicated performer and teacher, innovative and entrepreneurial arts producer, and a capable community leader. In honor of his commitment to the arts, in 2017 he was awarded “Artist of the Year” by Arts United of Greater Fort Wayne.
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