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Erin Bailey

Assistant Professor
Music Education Division

3011 MB
Provo, UT 84602


Erin Bailey is Assistant Professor of Music Education at Brigham Young University. She received her Bachelors and Masters degrees in Choral Music Education from Brigham Young University. Erin received her Ph.D. in Music Education from The University of Utah, where she was honored to be a Leroy J. Robertson Foundation Endowment Award Recipient. She attended the Summer Voice Institute and is an NCVS-trained vocologist. Her research interests include music and mental health, music teacher education, vocology, general music education, and choral conducting. Erin taught for over a decade in middle and high schools in Utah and California.

Research Interests

Erin Bailey's research interests include mental health and music participation, and music teacher education, with a focus on service learning collaborations.

Teaching Interests

Dr. Erin Bailey teaches courses on choral rehearsal skills and elementary music methods. She teaches Choral Practicum (Music 376A & 376B) Elementary Music Practicum (Music 371A & 371B), and Elementary Music Methods (Music 277). She also teaches Music for the Elementary Classroom Teacher (Music 378) and Historical & Social Foundations for Music Education (Music 673).


  • Ph. D., Music Education , Vocology, The University of Utah (2021)
  • M.M., Choral Music Education , Brigham Young University (2011)
  • B.M., Music Education: Choral K-12 , Brigham Young University (2006)

Licenses and Certifications

  • Brigham Young University, QPR (Suicide Prevention) Training (2021 - Present)
  • National Council for Mental Well-Being, Mental Health First Aid Certification (2021 - Present)
  • National Center for Voice and Speech, NCVS Trained Vocologist (2019 - Present)

Courses Taught