Assistant Professor of Music Education

Laura Singletary serves as Coordinator of Instrumental Music Education at TCU. She is an active researcher, conductor, and teacher, who has presented sessions and research at state and national conferences, including the Florida Music Educators Conference, and the National Association for Music Education National Conference. Dr. Singletary’s research interests include music teacher education, young band instruction, individualized instruction in the beginning band setting, and time use in the secondary instrumental classroom. 

She completed her Ph.D. in music education at Florida State University, and earned her Master of Science degree in music education from the University of Illinois-Champaign/Urbana.  She earned bachelors degrees from Florida State University in music education and flute performance. Prior to her graduate work at FSU, Dr. Singletary taught secondary instrumental music for twenty years in Georgia and Florida, working with middle school and high school band and orchestra students in a variety of educational settings.  She is a member of the National Association for Music Education (NAfME), the International Society for Music Education (ISME), and Phi Beta Mu International Bandmasters Fraternity (PBM). 

BM - Florida State University
BME - Florida State University
MS - University of Illinois
PhD - Florida State University