Dr. John Wayman
Assistant Professor of Music
Music Education Coordinator
Dr. John Wayman is the director of music education and conductor of the YHC Concert Choir. Dr. Wayman has a bachelor of music education from Wayland Baptist University, a masters in music education and Ph.D. in fine arts – music education from Texas Tech University. As a choral director, Dr. Wayman brings a wealth of information having taught all levels (elementary-college) in a variety of settings. He is in great demand as an adjudicator and clinician, regularly working with school music programs and directing honor choirs throughout the nation.
Dr. Wayman’s research areas consist of the male changing voice, music as an educational tool for the traditional classroom and the development of the preservice teacher. His research has been presented regularly at professional conferences in state (Texas Music Educators Association & Georgia Music Educators Association), national (National Association for Music Educators, Society of Research for Music Education, Society of Music Teacher Educators) and international venues (International Society of Music Education [Greece] , Research in Music Education [England]). His work can found in the Journal of Research in Music Education, Teaching Music, Georgia Music News and Symposium on Music teacher Education: Enacting Shared Visions.
Most recently Dr. Wayman was named research chair for the Georgia Music Educators Association and appointed as scholarly reviewer for the national advisory board to the editor for the Music Educators Journal.