Jim Arnes


Jim Arns, director of the top-scoring Melodeers Chorus since 1988, is one of an elite group of directors to receive the Master Director 700--created in 2009 by Sweet Adelines International to honor her musical directors whose choruses score 700 points or more (out of a possible 800) in Regional Competitions. Jim enjoys an international reputation as a clinician, vocal coach, and music arranger. He serves as faculty at numerous regional and international symposia and travels extensively. Jim Arns earned a Bachelor of Music degree at Benedictine University, and a Masters degree in Music from Northwestern University.