Michele L. Henry and Laurel E. Zeiss
Michele Henry is Associate Professor of Choral Music Education at Baylor University, where she teaches undergraduate courses in secondary choral methods and professional education, graduate courses in music education, and supervises student teachers. She is the coordinator of the Music Education Convocation Series, and oversees the graduate program in Music Education. Dr. Henry holds the Ph.D. in Music Education from the University of Minnesota. She earned her Master of Music Education degree from the University of North Texas and her Bachelor of Music Education degree from Oklahoma Baptist University.
Dr. Henry and her students regularly partner with local schools to provide vocal coaching for region auditions and solo & ensemble contest, to assist with sight-reading instruction and contest preparation, to lead in rehearsals and sectionals, and to prepare program notes for TMEA and ACDA performances.
Dr. Henry is a sought-after expert in vocal sight-reading assessment, instructional techniques, and materials. Dr. Henry is published in the Journal of Research of Music Education, the Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education, UPDATE: Applications of Research in Music Education, the Journal of Music Teacher Education, Choral Journal, Symposium: The Journal of the College Music Society, Texas Music Education Research, the Southwestern Musician, Connections, and in the Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on Assessment in Music Education. She has presented at international, national, regional, state, and local conventions and conferences, and for school districts, churches, and community ensembles in numerous states.