Craig Uppercue

Craig Uppercue

Adjunct Professor of Music, Elementary Music Education

Craig Uppercue is thrilled to collaborate with the Music Education team at Stetson University in the School of Music. He is an Educator, Percussionist, Conductor and Theatrical Artist who has held numerous positions at the elementary, middle school, high school and university Levels teaching Music for the past 17 years.

  • BME, Music Education, Stetson University

Contact

Course Sampling

  • Elementary Music Methods

Areas of Expertise

  • Elementary Music Teaching
  • Elementary Music Methods
  • Percussion Performance
  • Theater Direction and Administration

Biography

Craig Uppercue is thrilled to collaborate with the Music Education team at Stetson University in the School of Music. He is an Educator, Percussionist, Conductor, and Theatrical Artist who has held numerous positions at the Elementary, Middle School, High School and University Levels teaching Music for the past 17 years. Most recently, he was appointed as the Fine Arts Resource Teacher for Volusia County schools - a teaching position that supports 275 Performing and Visual Arts Teachers Kindergarten - 12th grade. Additionally, Mr. Uppercue has served since 2012 as Artistic Director for the Historic Athens Theatre located in DeLand, FL.

His Broadway and Off-Broadway credits include The Lion King, The Rock & The Rabbi, The Witnesses musical, The Apple Tree, and Songs for a New World to name a few. He is actively involved with The Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, The Florida Orchestra, New World Symphony Orchestra and The Florida Lakes Symphony Orchestra as well as numerous other orchestras in Florida and the east coast. Craig and his wonderful wife Amy live in the Central Florida area where they are enjoying every moment watching their daughters grow up.

Research

  • Elementary Music Teaching
  • Elementary Music Methods
  • Percussion Performance
  • Theater Direction and Administration