Dr. Patricia Boehm

Teaching Area(s): Music

Students in my classes learn quickly that, for me, the word “music” is a verb. I get them up in front of a class to teach as soon as I can.


Music educators play a vital role in today’s schools, providing students skills that last a lifetime – discipline, teamwork and creativity. Yet, music education is so much more important than that. According to the National Association for Music Education, studies show that students who participate in school music programs tend to score higher on standardized tests, are more likely to stay in school and graduate, are more likely to stay away from drugs and alcohol and experience higher earnings in their professional life. So, just imagine the impact that you can make as a music teacher.

As a music education major at the University of Mount Union, you will couple your skills in musicianship and theory with solid preparation in teaching. Beginning in your freshman year, you will apply what you learn in actual music classroom settings, and as a senior, you’ll actually become the instructor as you complete your education as a student teacher. After completing the music education major requirements, you will truly be prepared to instill a love of music in your students and make a difference in their lives.

Kinder Care Learning Center
Tri-County North Elementary Schools
Youngstown City Schools
Lake Local Schools
United Local Schools
Green Local School
North Canton City Schools
University of Cincinnati

University of Akron
Kent State University

Music teacher
Band director

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