Sheri Neill

Division Chair of Music Education,
Professor of Music Education
Jarvis Hall 311 | 817-257-6626


Ph.D., University of Missouri - Kansas City
MM, Education, Stephen F. Austin University
BME, Texas Tech University

Courses Taught

MUSI 30912 and 30922- COA (Choral
Administration and Organization MUSI 10061 University Singers MUSI 60060 University Singers EDUC 40966 Student Teachers
MUSI 10511 Intro to Music Education MUSI 60913 Graduate - Psychology of Music
MUSI 60923 Graduate - Philosophy of Music Education
MUSI 10130 Cantiamo (Women's CHoir)

Areas of Focus

Choral Music Education
Choral Ensembles - Mixed and Women's Student Teaching

Sheri L. Neill is the Director of Music Education and associate director of choral activities at Texas Christian University. Neill received her Ph.D. in Music Education from the University of Missouri-Kansas City – Conservatory of Music, a Master of Education from Stephen F. Austin, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education from Texas Tech University. A specialist in Music Education, she has taught choral music to students at all levels in Virginia and Texas. She has been an adjudicator and guest conductor for choruses in Texas, the Midwest and the east coast and has conducted choirs at state and national music educators’ conventions. Dr. Neill has presented workshops at TMEA, TCDA and NAfME. Her research has appeared in TMEA Research Journal, Update and Council for Research in Music Education. She is past College Vice President for TMEA (Texas Music Educators Association) as well as VMEA (Virginia Music Educators Association). Dr. Neill is also the past TCU Senate Chair. In addition, she has sung with the Robert Shaw Festival/institute Singers, Carnegie Hall Workshop Choruses and the Washington Singers. Sheri and her husband Tom have four children, eight grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

“Effects of Peer and Self-Evaluation on Pre-service Teaching Experiences”, INternational Journal of Music and Performing Arts, Vol. 4,  No.2

“High School Choral Students’ Perceptions of Choral Teacher Inspiration”, In press MJRME (Missouri Journal of Research Music  Education)

“Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd Grade student evaluations of Pre-service Music Teachers” – TMEA

TCU Legacy – 5 students

Texas Teacher Certification K – 12 Lifetime Orff Shulwerk Level 1

NAfME (National Association of Music Educators

TMEA (Texas Music Educators Association) ACDA (American Choral Directors Association)

Chair, TCU Faculty Senate – 2009 – 2010 Vice President – TMEA College Division,  2008

– 2010

University Council 2014 – 2017 Director, TCU All-State Choir  Camp