David Hedgecoth

David Hedgecoth

David Hedgecoth

Assistant Professor | Music Education


614 688-2161

204B Hughes
1899 College Rd
Columbus, OH

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Areas of Expertise

  • Brass pedagogy
  • Charter school music programs
  • Charter school and public school curricula


  • Ph.D., Music Education, The Ohio State University (2012)
  • M.A., Music Education, Florida State University-Tallahassee (2003)
  • B.M.E., Music Education, Florida State University-Tallahassee (1999)

As an Assistant Professor at Ohio State, Dr. Hedgecoth’s duties include brass and woodwind methods courses, instrumental music education for choral majors, teaching instrumental music for high school students, and supervising field experience for instrumental music education music majors. A former Teacher of the Year and National Board Certified Teacher, Hedgecoth’s research interests include the numerous factors that impact classroom music educators: political influences in education, charter schools as well as public school and charter school curriculum. He has served as a guest conductor/clinician for honor bands and leadership clinics in Florida, Ohio, Oregon, Texas, and Virginia. He recently published “What History is Teaching Us: 100 years of Advocacy”, in the Music Educators Journal, (2014).