Graduate Music Education Director
Curriculum Design in Music
Foundations of Music Education
Band Technique and Literature
Secondary Music Education Methods
Student Teacher Supervisor
University of Missouri-Columbia, Ph.D.
University of Missouri-Columbia, M. Ed.
Moorhead State University, BS
Mary C. Carlson, Professor and Director of Graduate Music Education in the Nazareth College Music Department, received her M.Ed. and Ph. D. from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a concentration in the areas of Music Education, Wind Conducting, and Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis. Prior to attending graduate school Dr. Carlson taught instrumental music in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada and completed the prestigious Calgary Conducting Diploma program where she studied conducting with Frank Battisti, Eugene Corporon, John Paynter, Donald Hunsberger, and Craig Kirchoff. In addition to coordinating the Graduate Music Education program, Dr. Carlson's duties at Nazareth include teaching undergraduate and graduate music education courses, and supervising student teachers.