Dr. Spencer Hartman is an active pedagogue and performer in the West Texas and Eastern New Mexico communities. Dr. Hartman is currently serving as Instructor of Flute at Texas Tech University.
Spencer Hartman earned the Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in Flute Performance at Texas Tech University where he served as a Graduate Teaching Assistant in the flute studio of Dr. Lisa Garner Santa. While attending TTU, Spencer performed regularly with the Lubbock Symphony Educational Outreach Woodwind Quintet and the Texas Tech Graduate Woodwind Quintet. Hartman has earned the Master of Music degree in Flute Performance and Pedagogy from Memorial University of Newfoundland under the tutelage of Dr. Michelle Cheramy and the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Music Performance from Indiana University of Pennsylvania where he studied with Dr. Therese Wacker. In addition, he has received influential mentorship from Carol Wincenc and Gretchen Pusch.
Hartman is also an accomplished collaborative pianist who has performed extensively with vocalists, choirs, in large-scale opera and music theater productions. Additionally, he has performed in professional and student recitals both vocal and instrumental. Spencer has performed in masterclasses of Christina Jennings, Alexa Still and Brett Deubner. Dr. Hartman has served as a Vocal Area Staff Accompanist at Texas Tech University.
Spencer studies Body Mapping with Jennifer Johnson and is a Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga Teacher. Drawing from Body Mapping and Yoga regularly throughout his teaching and daily life, Dr. Hartman is deeply committed to building kinesthetic awareness and greater proprioception in himself and his students.