Associate Professor of Music Education
Dr. Sarah Allen is Assistant Professor of Music Education at Southern Methodist University. Dr. Allen received her Ph.D. in Music & Human Learning from The University of Texas at Austin. Her research focuses on motor skill development and procedural memory consolidation in musicians, and has been presented at regional and national conferences in music education. Dr. Allen has taught public school band in Texas and remains an active clinician and adjudicator in instrumental music. At SMU, Dr. Allen teaches courses in instrumental music education methods and pedagogy, as well as graduate music education and research courses.