Dr. Manny Brand is currently Adjunct Lecturer at the University of Florida, Doctoral Advisor for Boston University, and External Examiner for The Education University of Hong Kong. He was Professor and Director of schools of music at Texas State University, Hong Kong Baptist University, and Stephen F. Austin State University. He was also head of music education at the University of Houston and served on the faculty of SUNY-Potsdam.
Consultant and guest lecturer for numerous universities and conservatories throughout the Asia-Pacific, Europe, and the US, Dr. Brand has published over 100 articles and papers on a variety of topics dealing with music teacher education.
He has held memberships on the editorial boards of all the leading American journals in music education including Music Educators Journal, Journal of Research in Music Education, and the Bulletin for the Council of Research in Music Education as well as serving on the editorial boards for selected music education journals in Asia and Europe. He has also served as the editor of the Quarterly Journal of Music Teaching and Learning.
Dr. Brand has supervised over thirty doctoral music education dissertations. He is the author of the book “The Teaching of Music in Nine Asian Nations” (Mellen Press).