Dr. Michelle Clater

Associate Professor
of Arts and Sciences, Department of Music

PhD in Music Theory | Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
MA in Music Theory and History | Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania
BA in Humanities | Clearwater Christian College, Clearwater, Florida

Dr. Michelle Clater taught undergraduate music theory classes while she was a Teaching Assistant at Penn State from 2002-2004 and as an Associate Instructor at Indiana University from 2004-2009. During these times, she also coordinated tutorial services, supervised graduate assistants, and taught piano lessons to intermediate and advanced students. She came to Maranatha in 2009.

Dr. Clater attends Kettle Moraine Baptist Church in Whitewater, WI where she serves as church pianist and music schedule coordinator. She spends her free time reading, gardening, and hiking. She enjoys the scenery and history of Pennsylvania, her favorite state and also her childhood home.