Kevin Gerrity

Kevin Gerrity

Associate Professor of Music Education and Associate Director and Coordinator of Undergraduate Programs


Room:MU 411C

Kevin W. Gerrity, Associate Professor of Music Education, joined the faculty of Ball State University in the Fall of 2007. Prior to his appointment at Ball State, he spent thirteen years teaching instrumental and general music in the State of Ohio. Dr. Gerrity holds a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Otterbein College and Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy degrees from The Ohio State University.

Dr. Gerrity's primary teaching responsibilities include secondary general music methods, introduction to music education, courses in basic musicianship, graduate research methods, and music teaching and learning. His research interests include teacher preparation, the impact of policy on music education, the integration of music and reading instruction, and issues related to adolescence and the teaching of secondary general music.

Dr. Gerrity is a member and/or affiliated with the National Association for Music Education (NAFME), the Society for Research in Music Education (SRME), the Society for Music Teacher Education (SMTE), Indiana Music Education Association (IMEA), The College Music Society (CMS), and both The American Educational Research Association (AERA) and its Mid-Western regional affiliate (MWERA).

In addition to being a frequent presenter at state, regional, and national conferences, Dr. Gerrity has published articles in the Journal of Research in Music Education, the Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education, UPDATE: Applications of Research in Music Education, Music Educators Journal, General Music Today, scholarlypartnershipsedu, The Indiana Musicator, and multiple editions of Rachel Billmeyer's Strategic Reading in the Content Areas: Practical Applications for Creating a Thinking Environment.

For additional information, please visit Dr. Gerrity's personal website:

Course Schedule
Course No. Section Times Days Location
Intro to Music Ed 1 100 5 1230 - 1320 T R MU, room 117A
Secondary Generl Mus 293 1 1000 - 1050 M W F MU, room 405
Contemporary Issues 350 1 0800 - 0850 F AC, room 208
Contemporary Issues 350 1 0800 - 1045 T R AC, room 208
Independent Study 691 1 0000 - 0000
Special Topics 692 1 1400 - 1515 T R MU, room 405
Independent Study 791 1 0000 - 0000