Elizabeth Wallace, Ph.D.

Elizabeth Wallace, Ph.D.


Professor of Music
Chair, Department of Music
Piano, Accompanying, Pedagogy

Dr. Elizabeth Wallace is a Professor of Music at Howard Payne University and has served in this capacity since 1991.  She teaches courses in applied piano, piano pedagogy and music history.  Dr. Wallace also serves as the Supervisor of Accompanying for the Department of Music. 

Previous to her appointments at  Howard Payne, she held appointments at Lubbock Christian and Texas Tech University.  Her degrees include the Doctor of Philosophy degree in Fine Arts with music concentration in piano performance (Texas Tech University), the Master of Music degree in piano performance (Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary), and the Bachelor of Music Education with all-level certification (Howard Payne University).  She received the Excellence in Teaching award (Howard Payne University) in 2010 and the Outstanding Faculty Member Award (Howard Payne University) in 1997. 

Dr. Wallace serves the profession through her work as an adjudicator for the National Guild Auditions, the National Federation of Music Teachers District Festivals, and the Texas Music Teachers Association contests.  Dr. Wallace performs countless recitals and concerts as a collaborative musician with faculty, students, and ensembles.  Dr. maintains active memberships in the Music Teachers National Association (Permanent Professional Certificate), Texas Music Teachers Association, Music Teachers National Association, American College of Musicians-National Guild of Piano Teachers, Creative Motion Alliance, Pi Kappa Lambda (honorary society), and is and honorary member of Tau Beta Sigma and Kappa Kappa Psi.

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