Susan Teel joined the Abilene Christian University music faculty in 1997 and achieved fulltime status in 2004. She currently serves as instructor of music education, musicology, and strings. In 2014 she developed a course for senior level students preparing to student teach. Mrs. Teel holds an active teaching certificate in the state of Texas and joined the ACU faculty after teaching fourteen years in public and private elementary schools in Abilene.
Mrs. Teel holds a Bachelor of Music Education degree with piano emphasis from Abilene Christian University and a Master of Music Education degree from The University of Georgia.
As a member of the ACU music faculty, Mrs. Teel teaches private lessons for non-majors, as well as music literature, elementary music education, and Core 110 and 210. She also serves as the liaison to the Education Department, and supervises the elementary music education program.
Mrs. Teel and her husband, Allen, have performed for thousands of area elementary students under the auspices of Young Audiences, Inc., a locally administered national organization that sponsors arts in the schools. Their duo, Strike Two, used a wide array of percussion instruments to teach students about musical styles from around the world. She also plays viola, violin, or piano in the ACU Orchestra as needed and is the accompanist for the Chorus Abilene Children’s Chorus.
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