Ann Marie Stanley

Ann Marie Stanley

Associate Professor of Music Education



Ann Marie Stanley, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Music Education, has been on the faculty of the Eastman School of Music since 2007. At Eastman, Dr. Stanley is the doctoral advisor for all DMA and Ph.D. students in Music Education. She teaches undergraduate elementary and secondary music education methods courses, graduate seminars in the History and Philosophy of Music Education, and is the advisor of the Summers-Only Master’s Degree in Music Education Program.

Dr. Stanley has written on musical collaboration, music teacher professional development, curriculum, and qualitative research methodologies in Arts Education Policy Review, Bulletin for the Council for Research in Music Education, and Research Studies in Music Education. In the last two years she has authored four book chapters, one in the Handbook of Qualitative Research in American Music Education (2013, Oxford University Press), one in Visions of Music Teacher Education (2015, Rowman and Littlefield) one in Curriculum and Assessment in Music (2014, GIA Publications) and one in Learning From the Inside Out Through Self-study of Professional Practice (2016, Sense Publishers). Dr. Stanley is also widely known for her interactive workshops and clinics on creative collaboration in elementary and secondary general music.

Dr. Stanley received the Ph.D. in Music Education from University of Michigan in 2009.  Before entering academia, she taught public school general music and children’s choir for seven years in California. She has a BM and MM in oboe performance from Wichita State University and teaching credentials from California State University, East Bay.