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D. Gregory Springer

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Phone 850-644-5787

Office HMU 218

D. Gregory Springer is Assistant Professor of Music Education and Director of the Center for Music Research at Florida State University. Prior to his appointment at FSU, he served on the music education faculty at the University of South Carolina and Boise State University. He was also a band director in the Pearl Public School District in Pearl, Mississippi.

Springer’s research interests include music perception, music performance evaluation, and music teacher education. He has presented research sessions at regional, national, and international venues, and his research is published in refereed journals, including the Journal of Research in Music EducationPsychology of Music, Journal of Music Therapy, International Journal of Music EducationMusicae ScientiaeBulletin of the Council for Research in Music EducationJournal of Music Teacher EducationJournal of Band ResearchMusic Therapy Perspectives, and Update: Applications of Research in Music Education. He was also assistant editor of the book Orff Schulwerk: Reflections and Directions, which was published by GIA in 2013.

Springer currently serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Research in Music Education, Journal of Music Therapy, and Research Perspectives in Music Education after previously completing terms on the editorial boards for Update: Applications of Research in Music Education and Contributions to Music Education. He also serves as Chair of the Perception and Cognition Special Research Interest Group sponsored by the NAfME Society for Research in Music Education.

Springer received the Ph.D. in Music Education from the University of Kentucky as well as degrees in Music Education (MME and BME) and trombone performance (BM) from the University of Southern Mississippi.

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