Mrs. Angelica Brooks is a decorated choral director and music
educator. Mrs. Brooks served as a K-12 public school music educator for
13 years and developed a reputation for building strong choral programs
and advanced singing musicians. She has been honored to serve her
professional community as a guest conductor, festival adjudicator, mentor
teacher, curriculum writer, and professional development presenter on
topics of diversity, equity, and inclusion in music education.

Mrs. Brooks received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Vocal
Performance at Bowie State University and Masters of Music in Vocal
Pedagogy from The Catholic University of America. She also holds an
Administrator I certification from McDaniel College and serves as an
adjunct professor at the University of Maryland Baltimore College. Mrs.
Brooks is Doctoral Candidate at the University of Southern California
pursuing her DMA in Music Teaching and Learning.

Mrs. Brooks has earned recognition for her efforts in music
leadership and education as she was a 2015 GRAMMY Music Educator of
the Year Quarterfinalist. In 2019, she was awarded a Leadership in
Education award from Bowie State University and named Prince George’s
County Public Schools’ Teacher of the Year. She was named Maryland
Music Educators Associations’ Outstanding Music Educator for 2021.
In service the to field of music education, she is a member of the
NAFME Equity Committee since 2020 and a member of the College Music
Society’s Music Education Committee. In 2022, founded her own nonprofit
organization,The Table Music Education Conference, dedicated to the
recruitment and retention of music educators of color as an act of social
justice and educational equity

 

“You don’t have to change the world…just change your world” – Joan Trumpauer Mulholland

Job Position

Adjunct Faculty

Organization

UMBC

Pronouns

She/Her

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