Dr. Jay Krumbholz is a 19-year member of the Barbershop Harmony Society (BHS). During that time he has sung and competed with several quartets and directed choruses in Missoula (MT), Cleveland (OH), and Davenport (IA) before moving to Spokane and joining Spokane’s Pages of Harmony chorus.
Jay was a BHS Music Category judge for nine years, but just retired from that position in 2013. While in the Pages of Harmony, Jay has served as Vice President of Music, baritone section leader, and choreographer.
Trained as a music educator, Jay grew up in Tampa, Florida and attended the University of South Florida. After graduation he taught junior high school band and choir for three years, before continuing his education. He holds two graduate degrees in music theory, a master’s from the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and a Ph.D. from the Eastman School of Music.
Currently Dr. Krumbholz is the chairman of the Music & Recording Arts Department at Spokane Falls Community College, where he teaches music classes but also coaches two barbershop harmony groups.