Laura Beth  Mitchell-Bisset
Music Coordinator and Piano Instructor
Academy of the Arts

Laura Beth Mitchell-Bisset currently serves as the Coordinator of Academy Music for the Samford University Academy of the Arts. Dr. Mitchell is a nationally certified teacher of music in piano and holds a bachelor of music in theory and composition with university honors and a master of music in piano performance and pedagogy from Samford University, and a doctor of musical arts in piano performance from the University of Alabama. She taught private piano and musicianship classes in the Samford Preparatory Music Department beginning in 2008 and taught various courses as adjunct faculty for the Samford School of the Arts division of music from 2011 to 2014. In 2010 she was the winner of the Alabama Music Teachers Association Composition Competition in the young artist category, and her compositions were featured in a master class with composer Samuel Adler. Mitchell is an alumna of Omicron Gamma chapter of Delta Omicron International Music Fraternity and a member of Music Teachers National Association, Alabama Music Teachers Association, Metro Music Forum, Pi Kappa Lambda, Alpha Lambda Delta and Phi Kappa Phi. She currently serves on the executive board of the Alabama Music Teachers Association as the First Vice President/President-Elect.