Laura Kitchel | Capital University, Columbus Ohio


  • Laura Kitchel

    Assistant Professor of Music Education




    • Biography

      Dr. Laura Kitchel is the Area Head of Music Education and Assistant Professor of Music at Capital University Conservatory of Music where she teaches courses in Music Education,  conducts the University Women’s Chorus, and oversees and teaches in the Master of Music in Music Education summer program. Previously, she taught high school choir and general music in Kentucky, Missouri, and Ohio. 

      As a clinician and researcher, Dr. Kitchel has presented at many state and national conferences, including Ohio Music Education Association (2020), the National NAfME in Orlando, Florida (2019), Music Research and Teacher Education National in Atlanta, Georgia (2018) and Missouri Music Education Association (2017). 

      Dr. Kitchel holds a bachelor’s degree in music education from Bowling Green State University and a master’s degree in choral conducting from the University of Kentucky and her doctorate in Music Education from the University of Missouri.

    • Teaches

      MUSIC 241 Introduction to Music Education 
      MUSIC 242 Elementary and Middle School Field
      MUSIC 243 Middle School Methods 
      EDUC 363 Pedagogy and Music for Elementary 
      MUSIC 342 Choral Methods 
      MUSIC 61 Women's Chorus 
      MUSIC 340 High School Field 
      MM 605 Music Psychology 
      MM 693 Frameworks and Methodologies

    • Degrees Earned

      BM Music Education, Bowling Green State University 
      MM Choral Conducting, University of Kentucky
      PhD Learning, Teaching, and Curriculum, Music Education Emphasis, University of Missouri