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Ryan Fisher (Ph.D.), Music Education and Choral Studies
Ryan Fisher, Assistant Professor of Music Education and Associate Director of Choral Activities at the University of Memphis, conducts the Chamber Choir and is coordinator of the Music Education Division. Before coming to the University of Memphis, Dr. Fisher served as Assistant Professor of Music Education at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway, AR where he directed the University Chorus and Central Arkansas Children's Choir. Under his direction, CACC performed at the 2010 Arkansas Music Educators Association Fall Conference and made frequent appearances with the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra and Conway Symphony Orchestra. He also served as the President-Elect of the Arkansas Music Educators Association.

Dr. Fisher's previous teaching experience includes elementary music, middle school chorus, and high school chorus in Texas where he received numerous teaching awards.

Dr. Fisher is an active choral clinician and researcher. He earned a BME from Lee University, a MM in choral conducting and a Ph.D. in music education from the University of North Texas. His research interests involve the male voice change, assessment in music education, and music education technology. His writings have been published in the Journal of Research in Music Education, Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education, Arts Education Policy Review, Research and Issues in Music Education, Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, and the Journal of Historical Research in Music Education.


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