BA, Political Science, Virginia Tech, 2007
BA, Music Education, Virginia Tech, 2007
MME, Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, 2013
Meredyth Petersen is the former Director of Bands at Gulf Shores Middle School in Gulf Shores, Alabama where her bands consistently received Superior ratings at state and regional assessments. Mrs. Petersen was elected to membership in the prestigious American School Band Directors Association in June of 2017. She currently serves as the District Chairman for District VII of the Alabama Bandmasters Association. In addition, she has served on the Music Selection Committee for the Alabama Bandmasters Association since 2015. Mrs. Petersen is active as a guest conductor, clinician, and adjudicator of bands throughout the state of Alabama. In September 2017, Mrs. Petersen was named Teacher of the Year at Gulf Shores Middle School. Mrs. Petersen received her Bachelor of Arts in Instrumental Music Education from Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA. She received her Masters in Music Education, from the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University in 2013.