Dr. John Seybert
Associate Professor of Music
Email Professor Seybert
BA Grove City College
MM Butler University
PhD in music education, Indiana University
John Seybert holds a bachelor's degree in music education(K-12 instrumental, vocal, and general music) from Grove City College (Pa.) and masters' degree in musicology from Butler University (Ind.). His PhD is in music education with minors in wind conducting, jazz studies, and saxophone performance from Indiana University.
Seybert joined the Southeastern faculty after teaching for Indiana University for three years in the doctorate program. Previously, he has taught instrumental, choral, and general music in nationally recognized programs to grades K-12 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Seybert specializes in jazz studies, instrumental music, student motivation, practice and artificial intelligence research. He has also presented research at the International Association of Jazz Educator's Conference in New York. Seybert also is an active performer, clinician, and soloist.
Awards, honors, and publications
- Participated in roundtable for the arts and humanities at Oxford University in the United Kingdom; research published by Oxford University Press, 2006
- Most Effective Teaching and Scholarship Award, Southeastern University, 2005-2006
- "Religious Jazz: A Comparison of Duke Ellington's Second Sacred Concert and Mary Lou Williams' third mass, Jazz Research Proceedings Yearbook, January 2004
- Outstanding Associate Instructor Award, Indiana University, 2002-2003
- Superintendent's Award for Excellence in Education, 1997 and 1998