9th International Symposium on Assessment in Music Education: Diversity and Unity

Hannover, Germany

Mar. 20-22, 2023

Symposium Organizers

Organizing Chair

Dr. Marshall A. Haning
Assistant Professor of Music Education
University of Florida, USA

Marshall Haning is Assistant Professor of Music Education at the University of Florida, where he teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in choral music education, research methods, and other related topics.  Before beginning his collegiate teaching career, Dr. Haning taught high school choir and music theory courses in the public schools of North Carolina.  He holds degrees from Case Western Reserve University, the University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music, and Kent State University.


Dr. Haning's research interests include music education and music teacher education curricula, informal and nonformal approaches to music education, nonperformance music courses, and assessment in music education.  He is well-published in scholarly journals including the Journal of Research in Music Education, Journal of Music Teacher Education, International Journal of Music Education, Contributions to Music Education, Visions of Research in Music Education, Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, and the Bulletin for the Council for Research in Music Education, and is a frequent presenter at state, national, and international music education conferences.  Dr. Haning is also in demand as a choral clinician and adjudicator, and has served in this capacity across the United States as well as in Africa, Australia, and Europe.


Organizing Co-Chair

Andreas Lehmann-Wermser
Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien
(University of Music, Theatre, and Media)
Hannover, Germany

Andreas Lehmann-Wermser. Born in 1955 he studied music education, German literature and educational sciences and received his degree in teaching from Hannover Technical University. After 20 years of teaching in secondary schools he returned to Hannover University of Music Drama and Media to receive a PhD in music education in 2002. From 2004 until 2015 Andreas Lehmann-Wermser acted as associate professor for music education at the University of Bremen  but also as Director of the Center for Teacher Education. In 2015 he was appointed full professor and director of the Institute for Music Education Research at Hannover University of Music Drama and Media.  Andreas Lehmann-Wermser has conducted several large studies on musical competencies and musical participation, mostly financed by the federal government of Germany. He is also founder and co-editor of the online bulletin of empirical music education research and chair of ISME's SIG on Assessment, Measurement and Evaluation.