Dr. Lisa Runner

Dr. Lisa Runner
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Dr. Lisa
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Main Title: 
Associate Professor of Music Education
Office Location: 
Room 224, Broyhill Music Center
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Dr. Lisa Runner joined the Hayes School of Music faculty full-time in 2006,
having previously been a part-time instructor since 2000. A Virginia native, she
holds degrees from Milligan College (B.A., Music, Education), East Tennessee
State University (M.A., Media Services/Instructional Technology), and
Appalachian State University (Ed.D., Educational Leadership) and completed all
levels of Orff-Schulwerk Certification at Western Carolina University with
Konnie Saliba. Her teaching responsibilities include music methods courses for
both music education and elementary education majors and a general education
course, "Cultivating Creative Expression through Music." She is also the faculty
sponsor for the Appalachian chapter of the National Association for Music
Education. Previous teaching experiences include work at Milligan College and
East Tennessee State University and seven years as an elementary school general
music teacher in two public school systems in northeast Tennessee.

Dr. Runner is the campus coordinator for the Silver Burdett/Pearson Summer Music
Institute held on the Appalachian campus each summer. She serves as the
coordinator for the Orff-Schulwerk certification program in the Hayes School of
Music and also teaches recorder for all Levels courses. An active accompanist,
she currently collaborates with the ASU Men's Glee Club as well as The Civic
Chorale, a regional auditioned choir based in Johnson City, Tennessee.