Earlene Brasher, PhD

Earlene Brasher

Title: Music Educator
Company: DeKalb County School Systems
Location: Greenville, Mississippi, United States

Earlene Brasher, PhD, Coordinator of Choral Music at DeKalb County School Systems, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership.

In her nearly 50 years of professional experience, Dr. Brasher was the coordinator of choral music at DeKalb County School Systems from 1989 to 2002, having been an elementary music specialist since 1979. During this time, he served as an organist with Briarcliff Baptist Church from 1979 to 2002. Prior to obtaining these roles, she was a music resource teacher with New Orleans Public Schools from 1970 to 1979, music supervisor with Thomasville City School from 1969 to 1970, and a music teacher at Whitesburg Elementary and Junior High School from 1965 to 1969. Earlier in her career, she was an organist with First Baptist Church from 1954 to 1956 and a choral director with Tuscaloosa Senior High School from 1953 to 1954.

Dr. Brasher first pursued an education with Alabama College, where she obtained a Bachelor of Music in 1952. She then joined the New Orleans Seminary, completing a Master of Music in sacred music in 1959. She later returned to her studies with Georgia State University, receiving a second Master of Music in 1981, and she earned a PhD from the University of Southern Mississippi in 1988. She is a member of the Atlanta Symphony Associates, the Music Educators National Conference, the American Choral Directors Association, and Alpha Delta Kappa.

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