• The Department of Music Education recognizes the importance of a comprehensive education in the fields of music and education, as well as the general education core. The department is dedicated to the preparation of excellent music educators through research-based practice, including active, problem-based learning, field experiences in local school contexts, and reflective practice at all levels.

    A primary goal of the department is to foster within each future music educator a Christian worldview that will serve as a guide through the constant and rapid changes occurring in education as well as society in general. The exceptional faculty within the Music Education department is committed to mentoring the teacher candidates through this developmental process.

    The Music Education discipline includes the general education core, the music core including applied study and ensembles, and professional coursework in both the School of Music and the College of Education. Students successfully completing the degree requirements will be recommended to the state of Tennessee for K-12 licensure.

    Linda Thompson, Ph.D.—Chair

    Contact Information

    Department of Music Education
    1130 Parker Street
    PO Box 3450
    Cleveland, TN 37320-3450

    Phone: 423-614-8246
    Email: musiceducation@leeuniversity.edu  
    Monday - Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST

Music Events Calendar

WindSync Masterclass
Begins at 3:00 PM

Squires Recital Hall
WindSync Masterclass
Performing Arts Series: 4ever Pianists
Begins at 7:30 PM

Pangle Hall
Performing Arts Series: 4ever Pianists
Four alumni from Lee University return to campus for a two-piano program for eight hands. Tickets are complimentary, but required for this concert. Tickets are available at the Dixon Center Box...
Honor Choir
Begins at 8:00 AM

Conn Center
Honor Choir
Honor Choir Student Concert
Begins at 3:00 PM | Read more

Conn Center
Honor Choir Student Concert
Faculty Recital: Nathan Warner, trumpet
Begins at 7:30 PM | Read more

Dixon Center
Faculty Recital: Nathan Warner, trumpet
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