Contact & Location


Lionel Hampton School of Music

Physical Address:
Corner of Blake & W. Sweet Ave.
PHONE: 208-885-6231
FAX: 208-885-7254
EMAIL: music@uidaho.edu

Mailing Address:
Lionel Hampton School of Music
c/o University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4015
University of Idaho
Moscow, Idaho 83844-4015
Loraine Enloe

Loraine Enloe, Ph.D.

Office: Blake House 107
Phone: (208) 885-0157
Email: lenloe@uidaho.edu
Mailing Address: c/o Lionel Hampton School of Music
P.O. Box 444015
Moscow, Idaho 83844-4015

College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Lionel Hampton School of Music
Assistant Professor of Instrumental Music Education

With UI Since 2006

  • Research/Focus Areas
    • Music Education
  • Biography
    Professional Background:
    Loraine Enloe is the Assistant Professor of Instrumental Music Education where she teaches undergraduate and graduate music education courses. Before coming to the University of Idaho, Enloe was a successful high school and middle school band director in North Carolina and Kentucky. Her bands received numerous superior ratings and recently won their division at Musicfest Orlando in April 2005. She studied conducting with Peter J. Martin at Transylvania University and with John R. Locke at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She has maintained a successful woodwind studio and has played clarinet, bass clarinet, and bassoon with the Coeur d’Alene Symphony, Opera Plus, and the Fayetteville Symphony.

    Her research interests are woodwind pedagogy and professional development for in-service music teachers. . In 2007, she initiated the Idaho Music Teacher In-Service to provide Idaho music teachers music-centered professional development. Enloe has presented at the 2007 International Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic and the All-Northwest MENC Conference. In July 2008, Dr. Enloe presented an acoustics research paper, Effects of embouchure on clarinet timbre, at the International Society for Music Education Conference in Bologna, Italy. In August 2008, she was tapped to become the Research Chair for the Idaho Music Educators Association. She was interviewed in August 2008 as a national expert on music advocacy for the MENC periodical, Teaching Music. In December 2008, her article “Your philosophy revisited,” was published in the National Band Journal. In 2008, Dr. Enloe won an Idaho Technology Incentive Grant to initiate a new hybrid Master of Music in music education program, providing greater access to graduate course work for music educators. She is in demand as a clinician and adjudicator for Idaho, Montana, and North Carolina concert band and solo and ensemble festivals.

    Dr. Enloe completed her Ph.D. in music education and Master of Music in music education (major: woodwind pedagogy) at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro and can be heard on recordings of the UNCG Wind Ensemble: equus, internal combustion, october, and whirr. She is a graduate of Transylvania University in Lexington KY, where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts in clarinet performance and music education. She studied clarinet with Peter Martin at Transylvania and Kelly Burke at UNCG, where she also studied bassoon with Michael Burns and oboe with Ashley Barret. She is also currently writing a book about UNCG Director of Bands, John Locke and a book about teaching beginning woodwind students.

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