Lissa Fleming May
Associate Professor of Music, Director of Undergraduate Studies
indiana [dot] edu
Simon Center, M145G
- D.M.E., Indiana University, 1998
- M.S., Indiana University, 1978
- B.M.E., Indiana University, 1973
Lissa Fleming May teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in music education, and places and supervises student teachers of music. She serves at the Jacobs School of Music's Director of Undergraduate Studies.
As a jazz educator, she served as Jazz Band director at Oakland University, Michigan, while also serving as supervisor of fine arts for the Waterford School District. She is a former faculty member in band and jazz studies at Purdue University, where she directed the Purdue Jazz Band for their tour of Japan and China.
Her publications include Getting Started With Jazz, compositions for band and jazz ensemble, and music education research. Professor May has made appearances as clinician and guest conductor in 15 states, Brazil, and China.