Music Education

Mission Statement
Our department is dedicated to world-leading research and teaching in music education. Our graduates are well educated musicians and scholars with a passion for and commitment to music education. As visionary musicians and educators they possess the musical, pedagogical and technological skills, knowledge and understandings necessary to advance music education around the world.

Western has a long and proud history as an international leader in the area of music education.

Contact Information

Department Chair
Dr. Patrick Schmidt
Talbot College, room 119
Phone: 519-661-2111 ext. 85339

Undergraduate Assistant
Catherine Fraser
Talbot College, room 210
Phone: 519-661-2111 ext. 85402
Undergraduate Assistant
Cindi Ryde
Talbot College, room 210
Phone: 519-661-2111 ext. 85332