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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 was 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 27 countries, including recent guest conducting for the 2018 NW Division ACDA Youth Honor Choir, the 2017 choral symposium of the Bogotá Philharmonic Orchestra (Colombia), and the spring 2019 concert of Voces LGTB de Madrid (Spain). His 2018-19 guest conducting and lecturing take him to Austria, Ecuador, Germany, Italy, Latvia, Slovenia, Slovakia, Spain, and Sweden, and to the US states of Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, Ohio, Texas, and Utah. Dr. Freer is incoming 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, 19 book chapters/sections, and over 130 articles in most of the field’s leading national and international journals.