Dr. Laurie Martin Shearer
Dr. Laurie Martin Shearer serves as an adjunct instructor teaching Music Literacy for the Young Child. She completed a PhD at the University of Southern Mississippi in Education Leadership with research in the integration of music into core lesson plans. She obtained a Masters in Music Education form Auburn University and a Bachelor of Music in vocal performance from the University of South Alabama. Dr. Shearer is thrilled to be returning to her alma mater as an instructor of music.
Dr. Shearer has taught elementary music education and is presently a choral director for the Mobile County Public School System. Along with directing a middle school choral ensemble she also teaches private studio voice lessons and has served as adjudicator in many vocal and choral competitions.
Dr. Shearer is passionate in the area of vocal performance and music integration into the general classroom curriculum.