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Connie Macon  Instructor

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Phone: (205) 726-2810
Office: Buchanan Hall 103
Preparatory Music Department

Education:
B.M., Samford University
M.M., Southern Methodist University
Biographical Information
Connie Macon, director of the preparatory music department since 1989, studied pre-college piano for ten years with Mrs. Betty Gillum in Sylacauga. Macon graduated from Samford University in piano performance as a student of Dr. Betty Sue Shepherd and received her master's in piano pedagogy from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, as a student of Dr. David Karp and Louise Bianchi. At SMU, she was a Meadows Scholar and worked as a graduate teaching assistant in class piano and in the preparatory division. In the musical community, Macon is a member of Birmingham Music Teachers Association, Music Teachers National Association, Metro Music Forum and Alabama Music Teachers Association. She serves on the executive board of the Alabama Music Teachers Association, is a nationally certified member of Music Teachers National Association, a co-chairman of Birmingham Music Teachers Association NFMC Solo Festival and past president of Metro Music Forum. In addition to her duties as director of the prep department, Macon teaches private piano. She is also the creator and director of the preparatory department’s Adventures in Music camp and All Aboard for Music camp. Macon is an adjunct faculty member at Samford, teaching class piano and serving as faculty sponsor for Delta Omicron professional music fraternity.
Member of:
Alabama Music Teachers Association, board member over advertising and faculty advisor for Samford's Collegiate Chapter, 2009 Teacher of the Year
Music Teachers National Association, recipient of professional certification
Birmingham Music Teachers Association Birmingham Music Teachers Association, vice president, co-chair of Solo Festival
Metro Music Foruml, past president, 1996–1998