PhD Alumni

PhD Alumni and their music education positions

  • Nancy Baker, Piano Teacher, Columbia, SC
  • Sarah Baker, Choral Director, Temple College, TX
  • Loneka Battiste, Lecturer & Assistant Professor of Music Education, University of Tennessee
  • Rebecca Bellelo, Owner & Nationally Certified Teacher, Piano Pathways, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Wilma Benson, Strings teacher, Louisville Male Traditional HS, Louisville, KY
  • Judy Bowers, Professor of Choral Music Education, Florida State University
  • Ricky Brooks, Director of Bands, University of Central Arkansas
  • N. Alan Clark, Assistant Professor, Middle Georgia College
  • Cynthia Colwell, Professor of Music Education/Music Therapy, University of Kansas
  • Dwayne Dunn, Director of Choral Activities, Olathe East HS, Olathe, KS
  • Georgia Green, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Professor of Music Education, Baylor University, Waco, TX
  • Judy Guilbeaux-James, Associate Professor of Music Education, Southern University and A&M College
  • Paul Henley, National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education, Georgetown, TX
  • Kelvin D. Jones, Assistant Director of Bands and Instructor, Louisiana State University
  • Brant Karrick, Director of Bands, Northern Kentucky University
  • Jeremy Lane, Associate Professor of Music Education, Chair, Dept. of Music, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
  • Leigh-Ann Lethco, Lecturer, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
  • Kenneth Liske, Associate Professor of Music Education, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
  • Jerry Markoch, Director of Bands, Athens Drive HS, Raleigh, NC
  • Elizabeth Menard, Associate Professor of Music Education, Bowling Green State University
  • Steven Morrison, Professor of Music Education, University of Washington
  • Leslie Paige Rose, Associate Professor of Music Education, Chair, Dept. of Music, University of Central Arkansas
  • Christine Russell, Assistant Professor of Music Education, University of Akron
  • Amanda Schlegel, Assistant Professor of Music Education, University of Southern Mississippi
  • Donald Speer, Professor of Piano, Western Kentucky University
  • Kathryn Strickland, Assistant Professor and Director of Athletic Bands, Northwest Missouri State University
  • Pamela Taylor, Instructor, Southeastern Louisiana University
  • Jennifer Whitaker, Assistant Professor of Instrumental Music Education, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Other graduate student alumni are owners of private music studios and performing arts centers, teachers of successful elementary and secondary school music programs, and leaders of state arts associations.