M. Todd Queen


Member, Commission on Accreditation
Elected November 2019; term ends November 2022

M. Todd Queen currently serves as Dean of the College of Music at Florida State University. Prior to this appointment, he served for 7 years as Dean of the Louisiana State University (LSU) College of Music and Dramatic Arts and Penniman Family Professor of Music. During his tenure at LSU, Dean Queen worked with the faculty to modernize the undergraduate curriculum to meet the needs of the 21st-century artist and led the college in a significant fundraising campaign. He also previously served as Professor of Voice and Chair of the Department of Music, Theatre and Dance in the College of Liberal Arts at Colorado State University.

As a strong advocate for international study, Dean Queen has traveled to Asia on multiple occasions to forge a partnership with East China Normal University in Shanghai, where he was named Visiting Professor. In 2011, he co-founded Opera Orvieto, a three-week summer intensive Italian operatic experience, where he served as Artistic and Stage Director. In 2016, Opera Orvieto merged with Operafestival di Roma, where he currently serves as Executive Director.

Dean Queen has served NASM as Secretary for Region 3 and Region 9.

He earned Doctor of Musical Arts and Master of Music degrees from Eastman School of Music after completing his undergraduate degree at Brigham Young University.

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Posted December 2019