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guilloryDeborah McClung-Guillory is Associate Professor and coordinator of Group Piano and Piano Pedagogy at the University of Louisiana at Monroe. Having trained at Manhattan School of Music and Carnegie Mellon University, she is a certified Dalcroze Eurhythmics Instructor and is active as a Eurhythmics Clinician in Louisiana, Arkansas and Mississippi. Mrs. McClung-Guillory is also a certified Musikgarten, Kindermusik and Yamaha teacher and has taught classes for children in the Prep Academy of Music at ULM. She holds degrees in Piano Pedagogy and Performance from the University of North Texas (BM) and Southern Methodist University (MM).  While at SMU, she taught in the Piano Preparatory Department under the supervision of Louise Bianchi.  She has studied piano with Larry Waltz (UNT), Richard Cass (UNT), and Alfred Mouledous (SMU). Mrs. McClung-Guillory is a member of the Louisiana Music Teachers Association and has served as State Rally Chairman, Chamber Music Committee Member and Collegiate Artist Chairman for the South Central Division. At ULM, Mrs. McClung-Guillory has served as accompanist for the Concert Choir and the ULM Prep Academy Youth Choir. She is also active as a solo and two-piano performer. Most recently, she performed  William Bolcom's "Recuerdos" as a two-piano collaborator at the Louisiana Music Teachers Convention.  During the 2005 season of the Monroe Symphony Orchestra, she was guest artist performing Gershwin's Concerto in f. Publications include "Developing a Summer Music Camp for Preschool Children" in General Music Today, Spring 2003, co-written with Dr. Andy Goodman.
Mrs. McClung-Guillory is currently the organist at Trinity Methodist Church, Ruston, La.