Jane Chambers first joined the Richardson Community Band as a member of the flute section in the fall of 1977 and has served as Associate Conductor of the Band since 1991. In addition to her conducting duties, Jane also writes the concert program notes and announcer's scripts for the Summer Series concerts.
Jane is a career music educator and has served as Director of Music at Ursuline Academy since 1984. Active in both instrumental and vocal music, she is also the director of the annual spring musical and faculty sponsor of the Tri-M Music Honor Society. She earned a Bachelor of Music Education and a Master of Music Education from the University of North Texas and holds membership in several professional music organizations.
In June of 2014, Jane and a colleague from the Ursuline Academy Mathematics Department were featured presenters at the ISSN National Conference, held in New York City. The duo’s interdisciplinary collaboration called M & M’s: It’s Not Just Candy was selected for presentation at the three-day educator’s conference. The partnership highlights the connection between Mathematics and Music through hands-on activities that transform the language of musical theory into that of contemporary geometry.
Named a Teacher of the Year at Ursuline Academy, she is listed in the Who's Who of American Teachers and the International Women’s Leadership Association. Ms. Chambers is currently President of the Texas Private School Music Educators Association.