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Dr. Stephen Etters

MUSIC EDUCATION: New initiatives and concepts and issues associated with the foundation, development, current trends, and future of arts education

MUSIC: Marching bands

MUSIC: Instrumental music

MUSIC: American popular music

SteveEtters.jpgDr. Stephen Etters
Chair, Department of Music / Associate Professor of Music Education

Contact Info:
Phone: (704) 637-4476 


Dr. STEPHEN C. ETTERS received his bachelor of music education and master of education administration at USC, Columbia and his doctorate in music education at Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University. He has experience in teaching public school in both Carolinas and Virginia (band and orchestra), receiving consistently high ratings at middle and high school levels (marching and concert).

His college teaching experience includes Marching Virginians (VPI&SU) - Graduate Assistant, and serving as Director of Bands and coordinator of Music Education at Wingate University from 1989-2000.

He is active as a clinician, adjudicator for marching, concert and in-church & civic bands and orchestras. Life member, Kappa Kappa Psi, (USC - Zeta Chi), honorary member (VPI&SU - Eta Beta), MENC, NCMEA, and CIDA (Christian Instrumentalist and Directors Association).