Information About Mr. Hampton

Dan Hampton has taught 6-12 vocal music in Montevideo, Minnesota, since fall of 1991.  Dan received a B.A. in Music Education from Luther College and a M.A. in Music Education from University of Minnesota.  His teaching responsibilities include individual choirs for 6th, 7th, and 8th graders, a 9-10th grade non-auditioned treble choir, and a non-auditioned mixed concert choir for the rest of the high school students. He also teaches a course in AP Music Theory and gives private and group voice lessons in his open periods. His extra-curricular choral duties include two choirs – a Madrigal/Jazz Choir and an underclassman women’s ensemble called Fantasia.  He also advises and instructs the Music Listening Contest teams, produces an annual musical, and is the sound and light crew supervisor.  Dan lives in Montevideo with his wife Beth and has two children, Lukas and Aimee.


Dan is currently serving as President of the Minnesota Music Educators Association (MMEA) and served as MMEA Choral Vice-President from 2011-2013 and has been a bass section leader for MMEA All-State Choirs on five occasions.  He also served as one of the coordinating team members and a section leader for the MN-ACDA Eric Whitacre Extravaganza and currently serves as the MN-ACDA Graduate Credit Coordinator.  Dan was named as Montevideo Teacher of the Year in 2003-4.  The Montevideo Concert Choir was a featured choir on the 2009 Choral Arts Finale program sponsored through Concordia University.  He is a member of NEA, NAfME/MMEA, ACDA, Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Kappa Lambda, and the National Society of High School Scholars.