Department of Music
College of Arts and Humanities

Dr. David Langley


Assistant 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 Assistant Professor of Music Education and Assistant 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 and the collegiate-style a cappella group, Fermata the Blue. 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, where he studied under Dr. Patrick Freer. Langley has been published in such journals as American Music Teacher and serves on the Advisory Committee for the Music Educators Journal. He has also been a guest author for the National Association for Music Education blog, Music in a Minuet. Recently, Langley has presented his research at both the NAfME Research and Teacher Inservice national conferences, the Suncoast Music Education Research Symposium, and he will present internationally this summer at the Laurea Mundi Choral Competition & Seminar in Budapest, Hungary. His research interests include incorporating creativity within the choral classroom. Langley is also a frequent clinician and adjudicator throughout the southeast.

Last updated: 10/9/2017