Dr. Tiger Robison
1740 Dell Range Suite H-146
Cheyenne, WY 82009
(203) 858-8106


Tiger Robison, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of music education at the University of Wyoming where he teaches courses in elementary general music methods, aural theory, world music, and supervises student teachers.  Prior to coming to Wyoming, he was visiting assistant professor of music education at the University of Maryland and an elementary music teacher in the Connecticut public schools for ten years.  Tiger earned a Ph.D. from the University of Hartford’s Hartt School where he was grateful for the mentorship of Drs. Joshua Russell, Vanessa Bond, and John Feierabend among others.  


In research, Tiger is comfortable in the quantitative, qualitative, and philosophical realms equally.  He has diverse interests related to gender, music teacher preparation, music in early childhood, and most recently, modern music-making with prisoners.  Tiger serves as a national columnist for General Music Today and his research is published or in press at the Journal of Music Teacher EducationGeneral Music TodayMissouri Journal of Research in Music EducationUpdate: Applications of Research in Music Education, and the Journal of Popular Music Education among others as well as several upcoming book chapters.  He has presented his work at most major music education research conferences in the United States and the United Kingdom.  Tiger’s latest research and outreach projects are funded by the UW College of Arts & Sciences, the UW Office of Engagement and Outreach, the Wyoming Institute for Humanities Research, and the Wyoming Arts Council.  In practitioner work, Tiger is a frequent clinician with state music education associations, community organizations, and national Orff-Schulwerk chapters in which he focuses on its modern applications.  


Tiger currently maintains his own teaching abilities by working with preschool children at the Early Care and Education Center (ECEC) at UW twice weekly.  He is a frequent collaborator with community stakeholders to continually expand musical and educational opportunities for children and families in Wyoming.  Informally, Tiger maintains his own musicianship by playing double seconds steel pans and he enjoys playing with the UW Pan Band each semester.