Assistant Professor | Director of Bands
Haydn Hall, 208
Classes: Music Education, Director of Bands
Specialty: Music Education
Ryan V. Scherber is Assistant Professor in Music Education at Case Western Reserve University. His duties include teaching undergraduate courses in the music education curriculum, supervising student teachers, and Director of Bands. Scherber holds the Bachelor of Music in Music Education from the University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music and the Master of Music and Ph.D. in Music Education from Florida State University. Prior to his appointment at CWRU, Dr. Scherber taught music for the Southeastern Local District in South Charleston, Ohio.
Dr. Scherber’s research interests include pitch perception/intonation, teaching in diverse contexts, community music, and teacher effectiveness. His publications have appeared in Research Perspectives in Music Education and the Florida Music Director and he has presented research at several regional and national venues including the NAfME Biennial National Conference, Desert Skies Symposium on Research in Music Education, NAfME Northwest Regional Conference, and the Texas Music Educators Association Conference. Scherber remains an active public school colleague as conductor and clinician and also spends his summers as Assistant Camp Director for the Florida State University Summer Music Camps.