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Patrick Freer

Professor, Music Education    
Biography

Music Education – Choral
Coordinator of Music Education

Patrick K. Freer is Professor of Music at Georgia State University and is Visiting Professor for the Fall 2018 term at the Universität Mozarteum Salzburg (Austria). His degrees are from Westminster Choir College and Teachers College-Columbia University. Dr. Freer has conducted or presented in 39 states and 23 countries, including recent guest conducting for the 2018 NW Division ACDA Youth Honor Choir and the 2017 choral symposium for the Bogotá Philharmonic Orchestra (Colombia). His 2018-19 guest conducting and lecturing take him to Austria, Germany, Italy, and Latvia, and to the US states of Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Ohio, Texas, and Utah. Dr. Freer is Associate Editor of the International Journal of Research in Choral Singing, past editor of Music Educators Journal and is an Editorial Committee member for Update: Applications of Research in Music Education. He is a member of the ACDA National Standing Committee for Research & Publications. He has authored 3 textbooks, a DVD series for teachers, an extensive internet video series for middle school singers, 17 book chapters/sections, and over 120 articles in most of the field’s leading national and international journals.