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).