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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!

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Angela Ammerman, PhD

 

Inspiring & empowering children in underserved populations across the globe 
Mentoring music educators to incorporate humor, play, and innovation into everyday teaching 
Music Ed Professor
Author
Clinician
Conductor
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EXPERIENCE
2019-Present

Adjunct Professor

George Mason University

I teach Lab Orchestra, Aural Skills I, II, and III, and I supervise string student teachers. 

2019-2020

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.

2017-2019

Professor

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. 

2012-2017

Orchestra Director

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. 

EDUCATION
 
ORGANIZATIONS
 
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George Mason University

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James Madison University

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#MusicEdLove Podcast

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Future Music Educators Camp

Violin Trio

Hope House Building Fund

NEWS
 
EXPERTISE
 
PRESENTER

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, TMEA, FMEA, NAfME's Hill Day in Washington D.C., the American String Teachers Association Conference, and the Ohio Music Educators Association Conference! 

GUEST CONDUCTOR

Angela Ammerman is one of the most engaging conductors you will ever meet! We know your musicians will be floored by her energy, passion, and expertise. 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"Rehearsing the Middle School Orchestra." Ammerman has conducted multiple regional orchestras and will conduct the California All State Jr High Orchestra as well as the Georgia All State Middle School Orchestra in 2023!

CLINICIAN

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:

  • Classroom Management

  • English Language Learners

  • Recruiting and Retention

  • Building Future Music Educators

  • Student Leadership

  • Arts Advocacy

  • Rural Music Education