School of Music
Associate Professor, Tuba/Music Education
Ph.D., Education, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
M.M., Tuba Performance and Low Brass Literature, Ohio State University, Columbus
B. M. E. University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg
Michael G. Schallock is Associate Professor of Music Education and Tuba at Western Carolina University where his primary responsibilities include teaching tuba performance studies, tuba-euphonium ensemble, brass pedagogy, instrumental methods, supervision of student teachers, and graduate capstone research. He also serves as coordinator of the music education program and is faculty advisor to the WCU Collegiate Music Educators Association. His professional affiliations include the International Tuba Euphonium Association, through which he and Dan Cherry co-hosted the 2007 South East Regional Tuba Euphonium Conference and the North Carolina Music Educators Association, where he has served as Historian and Higher Education Section Secretary. As a performer, he is a member of the Smoky Mountain Brass Quintet ( www.smbq.org), has conducted the Columbus (NC) TUBACHRISTMAS, played in the Pensacola (FL), New River Valley (VA), Hendersonville (NC), Blue Ridge (NC), and Asheville Symphony (NC) orchestras, and is presently principal tuba in the Brevard Philharmonic.
Prior to joining the faculty at Western Carolina University in August 2003, Dr. Schallock taught music and band classes in the Pittsylvania County Schools, Chatham, VA, Henry County Schools, Collinsville, VA, and at Itawamba Community College, Fulton, MS. He graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS with a B.M.E. degree in music education, from Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, with a M.M. degree in Tuba Performance and Low Brass Literature, and completed the doctoral program in music education at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 2004.