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Webb Parker, Mississippi born and Alabama raised, is Assistant Professor of Music Education in the School of Performing Arts at the University of Maine. He teaches courses in music education and voice and leads the Collegiate Chorale. Prior to his appointment at UMaine, Dr. Parker served as Assistant Professor Music Education at the University of Southern Mississippi.
Dr. Parker holds a Ph.D. in music education and conducting from the University of Oregon, a Master’s degree music education from the University of Alabama, and a Bachelor of Music in Church Music from Samford University. He has held positions with the Birmingham Boys Choir, under the direction of Ken Berg, and the Birmingham Children’s Choir, under the direction of Dr. Julie Skadsem, and has over fifteen years of church music leadership experience.
Prior to his doctoral work, Dr. Parker served as Director of Choral Activities at Buckhorn High School just outside of Huntsville, Alabama where his choirs consistently received superior ratings at district and state festivals. While at BHS, Dr. Parker was honored as the 2007 JROTC Teacher of the Year.
A passionate advocate for lifelong music making, Dr. Parker’s research in vocal pedagogy and social justice issues can be found in State, Regional, and National publications and conference preceding.
Aside from music making, he is an AVID college football fan and is looking forward to learning the sport of hockey as he transitions from the Deep South to the Extreme Northeast!