Casarow to Join Music Faculty at BJU

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GREENVILLE, S.C. (August 12, 2016) – Dr. Pattye Casarow will join the Bob Jones University faculty this fall as an associate professor in the Division of Music in the School of Fine Arts and Communication. Casarow previously served as a music specialist at McMullen Booth Elementary School in Pinellas County, Florida, and as a professor of music at Clearwater Christian College in Florida.

“Dr. Casarow is an enthusiastic and knowledgeable expert in the field of music,” says Dr. Darren Lawson, dean of the School of Fine Arts and Communication. “We are so pleased that Dr. Casarow has joined the faculty and look forward to her teaching and conducting work with our music students.”

Casarow earned a BS in Music Education (1989) from Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Arizona. She also earned a MMus in Music Education (1997) and a Doctorate of Musical Arts in Choral Conducting (2002) from Arizona State University in Phoenix, Arizona.

She has been a music teacher and a teaching assistant in a number of schools and universities including Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona, Mission Christian School in Phoenix, Arizona, Maranatha Baptist Academy in Glendale, Arizona, Madison Avenue Baptist Academy in Patterson, New Jersey, Forrest Hills Christian School in Decatur, Georgia, as well as a private piano and voice teacher.

Casarow also served as the Music Department Chair and the Head of Music Education at Clearwater Christian College as well as the choral administrative assistant at Arizona State University. Her certifications include Kodály Levels I, II, and III, Orff Certification Levels I, II, III, as well as being certified through the State of Florida in Music Education for grades K-12.

“I am grateful for God’s evident and behind-the-scenes orchestration of our lives, and that He has brought my husband and me to Greenville,” says Casarow. “I am honored to serve with the distinguished faculty of BJU and look forward to sharing my passion for music education and choral music with the students God sends our way.”