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Dr. David Langley


Associate Professor of Music Education
Assistant Director of Choral Activities

Phone: 912-478-2322

B.M., University of Georgia
M.M., University of Georgia
Ph.D., Georgia State University

About Dr. Langley

David W. Langley is Associate Professor of Music Education and Associate Director of Choral Activities at Georgia Southern University. His duties include supervising student teachers, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in music education, as well as directing the University Singers. Prior to his appointment at Georgia Southern, Langley taught chorus and music theory at Collins Hill High School in Suwanee, Georgia. During his eleven years of teaching high school, Langley guided a choral program of over 300 students, with individual students consistently being selected for the Georgia All State Chorus and the Governors Honors Program in both voice and piano. Langley was previously on faculty at Georgia Perimeter College and Crabapple Crossing Elementary School in Milton, GA.

A native of Smyrna, Georgia, Langley holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music education from the University of Georgia, as well as the Doctor of Philosophy degree in Teaching and Learning (Music Education) from Georgia State University. Langley has been published in such journals as Music Education Research, The Choral Journal, American Music Teacher, American Choral Directors Association’s Chorteach, and he has also been a guest author for the National Association for Music Education blog, Music in a Minuet. Langley is currently in his second term on the Editorial Advisory Committee for the Music Educators Journal. He has presented his research at numerous state, national, and international conferences, most recently at the Research in Music Education Symposium in Bath, England. His research interests include incorporating creativity within the choral classroom and the extra-musical benefits of community choir involvement. Langley is a frequent clinician and adjudicator throughout the southeast.

Last updated: 12/14/2023