Associate Professor of Music in Music Education
Ph.D. - Florida State University
Office: 69 Russell Hall
Phone: (319) 273-3073
Kevin Droe teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in Music Education and is coordinator of the graduate music education program. Prior to graduate school at the Florida State University, Dr. Droe taught middle school band in Greeley, Colorado and was adjunct faculty at AIMS Community College where he conducted the concert band, taught jazz improvisation and applied woodwinds.
He is an experienced adjudicator and guest clinician, working with middle school and high school band programs in Colorado and Northern Florida. His research has focused on such areas as teacher effect on music preference, driving and listening to music, musical score study and instrumental vibrato. His articles have appeared in the Journal of Research in Music Education, Update: Applications of Music Research, Florida Research Perspectives and Early Childhood Connections. Dr. Droe is active in state and national organizations and has presented research at regional and national conventions.