Jonathan Schallert

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Office Hours
Email for an appointment
Jonathan Schallert

About Dr. Jonathan Schallert

Dr. Schallert holds a bachelor’s degree in instrumental music education from Harding University, two master of music degrees from the University of Memphis in orchestral conducting and horn performance, and a Ph.D. in Music Education from the University of Memphis. Dr. Schallert taught for 10 years in middle and high schools in Memphis, TN where he guided students to numerous awards including top placements in all-region, all-state, and all-national youth orchestras and jazz bands.  In addition to his current work as a post-doctoral fellow for the College of Communication and Fine Arts’ Arts and Health Institute at the University of Memphis, Dr. Schallert serves as the artistic director and conductor of the GPAC Youth Symphony Program and has taught conducting, music education, research and statistics, and orchestra courses at the University of Memphis and Rhodes College. In 2020, Dr. Schallert received the Graduate Assistant Meritorious Teaching Award from the University of Memphis for instructing courses in rehearsal techniques, instrumental methods, conducting, and graduate courses in descriptive and experimental research in music and the Graduate Student Outstanding Research award from the College of Communications and Fine Arts at the University of Memphis for his continuing research into the biomechanics of conducting.  Dr. Schallert has presented research at state, regional, and national conventions specifically focused on the pedagogy, biomechanics, and self-efficacy of conducting.


  • Ph.D., Music Education, University of Memphis
  • M.A., Master of Music in Orchestral Conducting and Horn Performance , University of Memphis
  • B.A., Bachelor of Arts in Music Education, Harding University