Lorie Enloe, Associate Professor of Music Education, holds a BA in clarinet performance and music education from Transylvania University, and MM and Ph.D. in music education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Her mentors were John Locke, Kelly Burke, and Peter Martin.
Enloe’s woodwind method textbook was published in October 2013, Teaching Beginning Woodwinds: The First Five Days and has been adopted by a growing number of U.S. colleges and universities
Enloe presented on teaching beginning flute and clarinet students, with a focus on characteristic tone at the International Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic in 2008 and 2013. She also presents on woodwind pedagogy in regional and Idaho music education conferences. She is a regular visitor to Idaho classrooms, helping band directors to improve ensemble performance. She also serves as a solo and ensemble adjudicator/band clinician across the Idaho/Washington area. A technology advocate, Enloe won $164,200 funding through the Idaho Technology Incentive Grant in 2008 to overhaul the Master of Music in music education to better meet professional development needs of rurally isolated music teachers. The grant funded revising the music education master’s curriculum, with 15 new graduate music education courses, changing the delivery from traditional to web-based face-to-face instruction, and developing a new music education technology lab for the Lionel Hampton School of Music.