Laura Singletary

Division Chair of Music Education
Associate Professor and Program Coordinator for Instrumental Music Education
TCU Music Center 214 | 817-257-4958


Florida State University
BM--Flute Performance
BME--Music Education

University of Illinois
MS Music Education

Florida State University
Ph.D. Music Education

Courses Taught

IOA--Instrumental Organization and Administration

FE--Field Experience in Music Education

Student Teacher Supervision--Instrumental

Areas of Focus

Dr. Singletary's research interests include teacher training, beginning band time use and instructional focus, band methods and materials, and special education in music.

Dr. Laura Singletary is an active researcher, conductor, and teacher. She has presented sessions and research at state and national conferences including the Florida Music Educators Conference, and the National Association for Music Education National Conference. Singletary’s research interests include music teacher education, young band instruction, individualized instruction in the beginning band setting, and time use in the secondary instrumental classroom.

Laura Singletary completed her Ph.D. degree in music education at Florida State University, and earned her Master of Science degree in music education from the University of Illinois-Champaign/Urbana. She earned Bachelor Degrees from Florida State University in music education and flute performance. Prior to her graduate work at FSU, Singletary taught secondary instrumental music for twenty years in Georgia and Florida, working with middle school and high school band and orchestra students in a variety of educational settings.  She is a member of the National Association for Music Education (NAfME), The International Society for Music Education (ISME), and Phi Beta Mu International Bandmasters Fraternity (PBM).