Lecturer, Music Education

Gail Fleming

Gail H. Fleming earned a B.A. in Fine Arts from Northwestern University, a Masters Degree in Music Education from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, and a Doctor of Education Degree from UMSL. She currently teaches music education courses at UMSL and serves as an Educational Consultant.  She has taught music courses to all levels of students, from Pre-K through adult, for the past 34 years: at Southwestern Illinois College in Belleville, IL; at O’Fallon High School and Jr. High in O’Fallon, IL; at the Professional Children’s School in New York City; and at Assumption High School and St. Teresa Academy in East St. Louis, IL. She has also free-lanced as a professional musician in New York City and in the greater St. Louis area. Dr. Fleming is a member of the Board of Directors of the Arts Alliance of Illinois; she has earned Outstanding Faculty Awards from SWIC, the Illinois Community College Trustees Association, and Emerson Electric; she traveled to South Africa with a People-to-People Music Educators’ Delegation in 2010; and she has published the book, Alice Parker: American Composer, Arranger, and Educator. She is also a member of the: American Choral Directors Association, the National Music Educators Association, and the American Association of University Professors.

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