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Whether you need to hire a guest conductor to take your ensemble to the next level, or a speaker to lift your teachers off of their feet, look no further! My greatest passion is to share my love for music and to pass along the joys that come with teaching and making music through highly engaging and interactive presentations, rehearsals, and performances. Thanks for stopping by and let me know if there is anything I can do to further your musical endeavors!
Angela Ammerman, PhD
Music Education Professor
Conductor & Clinician
Inspiring & empowering children in underserved populations across the globe
Mentoring music educators to incorporate humor, play, and innovation into everyday teaching
George Mason University
I teach Lab Orchestra, Aural Skills I, II, and III, and I supervise string student teachers.
Music Education Consultant
University of Tennessee at Martin
I worked with music faculty to build a comprehensive and student-centered undergraduate curriculum custom-tailored to rural and low-income communities.
UNIVERSITY of TENNESSEE at MARTIN
I was the coordinator and assistant professor of music education at the University of Tennessee at Martin. I taught music education courses, conducted the UTM Orchestra, supervised student teachers, and advised upper division music education majors.
ANNANDALE HIGH SCHOOL
I taught orchestra and IB Music at Annandale High School in Fairfax County, Virginia. I directed a program of nearly 120 students varying from beginners to pre-professionals. This program was comprised with a wealth of English Language Learners, low income students, and students from all over the world.
GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY
PhD in Music Education
Dissertation: Breaking the Cycle: Predicting String Orchestra Recruiting Behavior with the Theory of Planned Behavior
Master's of Music in Music Education
COLLEGE-CONSERVATORY of MUSIC
UNIVERSITY of CINCINNATI
Bachelor's Degree of Music in Music Education
Dr. Ammerman has presented at conferences, in-services, and professional developments across the US and even internationally. She is in high demand as a keynote speaker and as a presenter. Some of her favorite past speaking engagements include the Midwest International Band and Orchestra Conference, NAfME's Hill Day in Washington D.C., the American String Teachers Association Conference, and the Ohio Music Educators Association Conference!
Angela Ammerman is one of the most engaging conductors you will ever meet! Whether working with college, secondary, or elementary students, musicians will be floored by her energy, passion, and expertise performance preparation. More importantly, Ammerman brings out the joy in music making through a highly interactive and student-driven teaching style. You can find more about Ammerman's rehearsal style in her chapter in Dr. Sandy Goldie's new book: "Rehearsing the Middle School Orchestra."
Are you looking for a highly engaging teacher trainer? Consider bringing out Angela Ammerman to work with your teachers on any of the following topics:
English Language Learners
Recruiting and Retention
Building Future Music Educators
Rural Music Education