BM & MM, Westminster Choir College
EdD, Columbia University
Music Education – Choral
Coordinator of Music Education
Middle Secondary Education (CEHD)
Affiliate Faculty; Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies
Patrick K. Freer is Professor of Music at Georgia State University and former Visiting Professor at the Universität Mozarteum Salzburg (Austria). His degrees are from Westminster Choir College and Teachers College-Columbia University. Dr. Freer has conducted or presented in 39 states and 29 countries, including recent guest conducting for multiple All-State and Divisional ACDA Honor Choirs, more than 75 professional and/or honor choirs in the USA and abroad, and the Bogotá Philharmonic Orchestra (Colombia). His most recent guest conducting and lecturing has taken him to Austria, Ecuador, Italy, Portugal, Spain, and Sweden, and to the US states of Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Utah. Dr. Freer is Editor of the International Journal of Research in Choral Singing, past editor of Music Educators Journal and has served on Editorial Committees member for many national and international journals. He is a member of the ACDA National Standing Committee for Research & Publications. He has authored 3 textbooks, a DVD series for teachers, an extensive internet video series for middle school singers, 19 book chapters/sections, and over 130 articles in most of the field’s leading national and international journals.