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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. Michael Chandler, Coordinator of Music Education
John P. Schnettler, Instrumental Music Education

Dr. Michael Chandler
Coordinator of Music Education, Assistant Professor of Music
Ph.D. Music Education, University of North Texas
M.M. Piano Performance, University of Arkansas
Master Arts in Music Education, University of St. Thomas
B.M. Music Education, Union University

Courses taught:       
MUS 2240 Introduction to Music Education                        
MUS 3070 Instructional Strategies for the Music Classroom
MUS 3255 Elementary Music Methods
MUS 4500 Music Curriculum and Assessment
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

Governors Own Marching Band, Pep Band, Symphonic Band