Bradley J. Regier


Assistant Professor of Music Education

BME, Kansas State University
MME, University of Oklahoma 
PhD, University of Missouri-Columbia


Bradley J. Regier is Assistant Professor of Music Education at Illinois Wesleyan University. At IWU, he teaches courses in music education, supervises student teachers, and provides oversight to the music education program. Previously he taught instrumental and general music courses in Chase County, Kansas and Cairo, Egypt, and continues to clinic bands and percussion ensembles throughout the Midwest.

 An active music education researcher, Dr. Regier has presented at state, national, and international conferences including the Music Research and Teacher Education National Conference (2022), the International Society for Music Education Conference (2022) and the Symposium for Music Teacher Education (2021). His research interests include music teacher psychology and self-efficacy, instrumental teaching strategies, and preservice teacher preparation. He is published in the Journal of Research in Music Education, International Journal of Music Education, Journal of Music Teacher Education, Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, Missouri Journal of Research in Music Education, Missouri School Music Magazine, and Ale Breve. Dr. Regier currently serves on the editorial boards of Update: Applications of Research in Music Education and Contributions of Music Education. In addition, Dr. Regier is the Program Director of the Ralla Klepak Community Music Explorers program, which provides engaging summer music experiences to children and adults from disadvantaged backgrounds in Central and Chicagoland, Illinois.

Dr. Regier received degrees in music education with an instrumental conducting emphasis from the University of Missouri (PhD), the University of Oklahoma (MME), and Kansas State University (BME).