Dr. Nickolas Doshier is an Assistant Professor of Music and serves as the Director of Music Education at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, where he teaches a variety of courses in music education, coordinates the music education internship program, and directs the University Wind Ensemble. He holds a PhD in Music Education from Florida State University, an MM in Wind Conducting from Louisiana State University, and a BM in Music and Human Learning from The University of Texas at Austin.
Dr. Doshier enjoys working with musicians throughout the country as a clinician, adjudicator, and coordinator of music festivals. He is also an active researcher in the areas of conducting performance and pedagogy, life-long musicianship, and music teacher education. Dr. Doshier has publications in the Journal of Research in Music Education and the Florida Music Director. Additionally, he has presented his research nationally and internationally.
Prior to his graduate studies, Dr. Doshier taught in the Austin Independent School District where his teaching experiences included instructing concert bands, jazz bands, marching bands, class guitar ensembles, and choirs.