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Dr. Robert McTyre

Robert McTyre

Associate Professor of Music
Department of Media, Culture, and the Arts

Phone: 478.471.5766
Website: https://www.mga.edu/arts-letters/media-culture-arts/

  • Macon - Music (formerly CEC) - 155
    Phone: 478.471.5766
Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday 2:00-4:00. Tuesday 11:00-1:00. Thursday 12:00-2:00. By appointment.
Biography: Much of Dr. McTyre's life was spent dabbling in various career pursuits including medicine, retail, and accounting. After juggling odd jobs as a self-employed musician in Metropolitan Atlanta at the close of the twentieth century, he was accepted to graduate school at the University of Southern Mississippi where he made friends with people from all over the world. Dr. McTyre's initial years in Cochran were spent putting on musicals and music reviews with a fun bunch of adventurous students who have moved on to a variety of careers nationally. After consolidation, he has been honored to serve as the Assistant Chair and later Chair of MCA 2015-2020. He returns to working as music faculty August 2020.
Courses: MUSC 1101 Elementary Theory I; MUSC 1102 Sight Singing/Ear Training I; MUSC 1103 Elementary Theory II; MUSC 1104 Sight Singing/Ear Training II; MUSC 2201 Intermediate Theory I; MUSC 2202 Sight Singing/Ear Training III; MUSC 2203 Intermediate Theory II; MUSC 2204 Sight Singing/Ear Training IV; MUSC 1112 Class Piano I; MUSC 1113 Class Piano II; MUSC 1100 Music Appreciation; MUSC 3321 Music History I; MUSC 3322 Music History II; IDS 4050 Performance, Literature, and Culture; HUMN 2156 Humanities since the Renaissance; MUSA Applied Voice.
Education: D.M.A. Vocal Pedagogy and Performance, University of Southern Mississippi 2005
M.M. Music Theory, Georgia State University 1997
B.A. Music, Kennesaw State College 1995
B.S. Chemistry, Georgia State University 1984
Professional Experience: Interim Music Director at St. Christopher's Episcopal, Perry through 2020
Presentation: Ear Training, Sight-Singing, and AP Preparation. GA Music Educator's Conference, Jan '16
Poster Session w/ Dr. N. Rigole: Synchronized Classroom Settings. USG Teaching & Learning Conference, Apr '14
InnKeeper, Army Officer, Theatre Macon's production of Boublil and Schoenberg's "Les Miserables", July '14
Historian, Minstrel, and Maynard in Theatre Macon's production of Idle, Du Prez, and Innes' "Spamalot", July '13
Grandpa in Theatre Macon's production of Martin, Blane, and Wheeler's "Meet Me in St. Louis", Dec '12
Clemment Musgrove in Warner Robins Little Theatre's production of Uhry & Waldman's The Robber Bridegroom, July '12
Professional Affiliations: National Association for the Teachers of Singing
Phi Kappa Phi

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