Phone: (806) 834-2661
Office: School of Music, Room 243
Dr. Jacqueline C. Henninger (PhD, Music Education, MM, Music Education, and BM Music Studies, The University of Texas at Austin) is an Assistant Professor of Music Education in the School of Music at Texas Tech University. She recently completed her second year as a Fulbright Scholar, which enabled her to teach and research at Tumaini University Makumira in Usa River, Tanzania, East Africa. From 2005 – 20013, Dr. Henninger was an Assistant Professor of Music and Human Learning with the Butler School of Music faculty at The University of Texas at Austin. Immediately prior to that faculty appointment, she was on faculty at The Ohio State University (2000 - 2005). Her teaching responsibilities have included undergraduate and graduate courses in music education, coordinating and supervising student teachers, and advising master and doctoral level examinations, projects, theses, and dissertations.
Her research, which has been presented at regional, national, and international conventions, is focused on two academic areas: teacher preparation and multicultural music education. Dr. Henninger’s articles have appeared in the Journal of Research in Music Education, International Journal of Music Education, Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, Journal of Music Teacher Education, Texas Music Education Research, Global Music and Culture: Intersections and Inclusion, Texas Music Educators Conference (TMEC): Connections, and TRIAD. She is active in state, national, and international organizations and recently served as the Chair for the Special Research Interest Group (SRIG): Instructional Strategies with the National Association for Music Education (NAfME). She is also a member of the Council of Chairs for TMEC, serves as the Chair for the Peer Review Editorial Committee of Connections, and has also served on the Research Committee for Texas Music Education Research. Professor Henninger was on the Executive Board for TMEC, the state affiliate of the National Association for Music Education (MENC), from 2008 - 2010. While Member-at-Large for TMEC, she also served on the Editorial Board for TMEC Connections.
After earning her Bachelor of Music degree from UT-Austin, Professor Henninger had
a successful public school teaching career as a choral and band director at Fulmore
Middle School in the Austin Independent School District. Dr. Henninger continues to
enjoy working with public school students and prospective music educators as an events
adjudicator, guest clinician, guest conductor, guest lecturer/presenter, and guest
panelist on local, national, and international levels.