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Music Education Faculty

The Music Education faculty at APSU are among the top researchers, educators, and conductors in their fields. They are truly devoted to music education, and ensuring that all APSU music education majors are prepared for careers marked by excellence.

Dr. Eric Branscome, Coordinator of Music Education
John P. Schnettler, Instrumental Music Education
Dr. Douglas Rose, Choral Music Education
Janice Bowling, Adjunct Instructor of Music



Dr. Eric E. Branscome
Coordinator of Music Education, Associate Professor of Music   
Ph.D. Music Education, University of North Texas
M.M. Horn Performance, Northwestern University
B.M. Stephen F. Austin State University (Summa Cum Laude)

Courses taught:       
MUS 2240 Foundations of Music Education                        
MUS 3255 Elementary Music Methods
MUS 4500 Music Curriculum and Assessment
MUS 5050 Contemporary Issues in Music Education
MUS 5055 History and Philosophy of Music Education
MUS 5360 Elementary Music Literature
MUS 5265 Instrumental Methods for Children’s Music
Music Clinical Teacher Supervision

 


John P. Schnettler
Associate Director of Bands, Associate Professor of Music
D.M.A. (in progress) Music Education, University of Georgia
M.M. Conducting, University of South Florida
M.A. Music Education, University of South Florida
B.M.E. Music Education, University of Central Florida 

Courses taught:
MUS 4240 Marching Band Techniques
MUS 4260 Secondary Instrumental Methods    
Music Clinical Teacher Supervision

Ensembles:
Governors Own Marching Band, Pep Band, Symphonic Band

 

Dr. Douglas Rose
Professor of Music
D.M.A. Choral Conducting, SUNY Stony Brook
M.M. Choral Conducting, Yale University
B.M. Voice & Music Education, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Courses taught:
MUS 4380 Choral Methods
Undergraduate choral conducting
Music Clinical Teacher Supervision

 

Janice Bowling
Adjunct Instructor of Music
MM in Music Education, Murray State University
MS in Special Education, Old Dominion University

Courses taught:                               
MUS 3080 Music for Classroom Teachers
MUS 5210 Music in Special Education
Music Clinical Teaching Supervision