Dr. Eric Branscome
Coordinator of Music Education
Assistant Professor of Music
Dr. Eric Branscome joined the Austin Peay State University Music Department in the fall of 2011 as Assistant Professor of Music and Coordinator of Music Education. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in music education, and supervises music student teachers. Dr. Branscome also directs Camp Granada, and is Co-Director of the Watauga Arts Academy. He was the recipient of the 2012 Socrates Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Prior to his appointment at APSU, Dr. Branscome taught courses in music education, and instrumental music at East Texas Baptist University, Dallas Baptist University, and was a Teaching Fellow at the University of North Texas. Dr. Branscome also taught preschool and elementary music for seven years in Miami, and in the Dallas area where he directed various elementary choirs, instrumental ensembles, and founded Camp Granada, a summer music day-camp program for students in the Dallas and Waco area schools.
Dr. Branscome is the author of Music Career Advising: A Guide for Students, Parents, and Teachers (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers), Essential Listening Activities, Essential Rhythm Activities, and Music Board Game Workshop (Alfred Publications). His other publications and research interests include elementary curriculum development, music teacher education, and music career advising. Dr. Branscome is an Orff-certified music instructor. He has twice been named to Who's Who in America and Who's Who Among America's Teachers. He is a member of the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA), the National Association for Music Education (MENC), the Society for Music Teacher Education (SMTE), College Music Society (CMS)(Music Education Board Member for Southwest Region), Pi Kappa Lambda, and Phi Kappa Phi.
Phone: (931) 221-7811
Music/Mass Communication Building, Room 135