Fred P. Spano is the Interim Chair for the Department of Music at UNC Charlotte. He serves the department also as Associate Professor of Music Education. Spano’s areas of research include LGBTQ issues in music education as well as teaching music to students with special needs. He has presented music education research and workshops for state, regional, national, and international conferences, has been published research in music education journals and as co-authored two textbooks with Nicole Robinson and Suzanne Hall, Teaching Elementary music: Integrative Strategies Between Music and Other Subjects and Teaching General Music: A K-12 Experience, and has adjudicated and conducted honor choirs in the Southeast. Spano has several years experience teaching in K-12 schools in the US, Iraq, and Ecuador. Dr. Spano earned the BA degree in Music Education from William Penn University, the MM degree in Music Education from Westminster Choir College, and the PhD degree in Music Education from Florida State University, United States.


Fred P. Spano es Presidente interino del Departamento de Música en UNC Charlotte, dónde también ejerce como Profesor Titular de Educación Musical. Sus áreas de investigación incluyen temas LGBTQ en Educación Musical, así como la enseñanza de música a estudiantes con necesidades especiales. Ha presentado investigaciones sobre Educación Musical y talleres para conferencias estatales, regionales, nacionales e internacionales, ha publicado investigaciones en revistas de Educación Musical y es coautor de dos libros de texto con Nicole Robinson y Suzanne Hall “Teaching Elementary music: Integrative Strategies Between Music and Other Subjects and Teaching General Music: A K-12 Experience”, y ha formado y dirigido coros de honor en el sureste. Spano tiene varios años de experiencia en la enseñanza en escuelas K-12 en los Estados Unidos, Irak y Ecuador. El Dr. Spano obtuvo la Licenciatura en Educación Musical en la William Penn University, el Master en Educación Musical en el Westminster Choir College y es Doctor en Educación Musical por la Florida State University, en Estados Unidos.