Faith Hall

Assistant Professor of Music Education



Faith Hall is a PhD candidate in music education at the University of Missouri. During her time in Columbia, she worked as a graduate teaching assistant with the MU Bands, music education courses, and supervised student teachers. Hall's research has focused on music teacher cognition and occupational identity development. She is currently finishing her dissertation, "Descriptions of Expert Middle School Band Teachers' Decision-Making Processes Before, During, and After Instruction." She has published articles in the Journal of Research in Music Education, the Bulletin of Council of Research in Music Education, Missouri School Music Magazine, and the Florida Music Director. Hall has also presented her research at national and international conferences, including the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) and the International Society for Music Education (ISME) conferences, and the Missouri Music Educators Association (MMEA), Florida Music Educators Association (FMEA), and Iowa Bandmasters Association (IBA) state conferences. Before her graduate studies, Hall taught high school band for six years in Arizona and Iowa. She earned her Masters in Music Education from Florida State University (2021) and her Bachelors in Music Education from the University of Northern Iowa (2013).


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