Ann Hicks

Assistant Professor of Music Education

MU 203   Phone: 765-285-5402  

School of Music
Hargreaves Music Building (MU) 203
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Ann M. Hicks teaches music education at Ball State University.  Prior to obtaining her current teaching position, she taught instrumental music for grades 5-12 in Iowa, as well as taught at the university level at Ball State University and The Ohio State University.  Dr. Hicks holds a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Iowa State University, a Master of Music Education and Clarinet Performance degree from Ball State University, and a Doctor of Philosophy degree from The Ohio State University.  At Ball State, she teaches undergraduate music education courses in woodwind techniques, introduction to music education, and supervises students’ field experiences.  Dr. Hicks’ research interests include teaching instrumental music in rural school districts, recruiting teachers to teach instrumental music in rural school districts, and parallels found between rural and urban instrumental music education.   Additionally, Dr. Hicks is actively involved in making music in the Muncie and surrounding communities through performing with community bands, directing bell choirs, and maintaining a private studio.

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