Ann Small

Professor of Music Education

Ann Small received her B.M.E. degree from Wheaton College, her M.Ed. from Auburn University and her Ph.D. from Florida State University. She was a choral-general music specialist in the Montgomery, Ala. public school system, where she conducted choral programs in both junior and senior high schools. She taught at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro prior to her position at Stetson University.

Small has authored a number of articles in music education journals and frequently conducts workshops and clinics in music education methods and children's choir techniques. She is an active researcher in the area of musical thinking. Small is a former president of the Florida College Music Educators Association and the Association for Choral Music Education. She is on the editorial board of the Choral Journal. She has served as an adjudicator for various choral festivals and conducted All-State choruses in Florida, North Carolina, Alabama and Kentucky. Small has been on the faculty of the Tennessee Arts Academy and has guest lectured or taught at the University of Toronto, Louisiana State University, the Crane School of Music and the University of Kentucky. Her choirs have appeared on regional and national conventions of MENC and ACDA.

Small earned an artist-teacher diploma from the Choral Music Experience Institute for choral teacher education. She is a teaching associate for CME. At Stetson University, Small directs the music education program and frequently conducts the opera chorus. She is founder and director of the University Children's Choir.


  • Ph.D., Florida State University
  • Artist-Teacher diploma, choral teacher education; Choral Music Experience Institute
  • M.M.E., Auburn University
  • B.M.E., Wheaton College

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