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Janelle Fletcher

Head of Music

About Janelle

Dr Janelle Fletcher (nee Colville) is Music Coordinator and Senior Lecturer of Music at Tabor. Since commencing in 2016, Janelle has been passionate about developing the vibrant music program from strength to strength evident by the growth in enrollments, new music initiatives, expansion of music ensembles, and music tours and competitions. She is an active researcher and honorary research fellow with The University of Queensland, president of the Kodály Music Education Institute of South Australia, and council member with the Australian Society of Music Education (SA).

Subjects Taught

Music Theory and Analysis 1
Music Theory and Analysis 2
Music Performance 1
Music Performance 2
Music Performance 3
Music History and Instrumentation 1
Music History and Instrumentation 2
Music for Teachers

Recent Publications

Critical Perspectives on Music, Education, and Religion  Eds. A.A. Kallio, P. Alperson & H. Westerlund (in press). Shaping identities in and through religious music engagement: A case study of an Australian Catholic girls’ school. Janelle Colville Fletcher and Margaret S. Barrett.

Fletcher, Colville J. (2016). Adolescent musical identity work and sexual identity.  Refereed Paper. International Conference on Narrative Inquiry in Music Education (NIME 5), University of Illinois, USA.

Fletcher, Colville J. (2015). The Positive Influence of Religious Music: Catholic Schools and Adolescent Identity. Refereed paper presented at the Asia Pacific Society of Music Education Research. Sha Tin, Hong Kong.

You can contact Janelle on (08) 8373 8777


  • Head of Music
  • Senior Lecturer


  • Janelle's nickname is Fletch
  • Interested in Music, Education, Classroom Pedagogy, Kodály Music, Conducting, Catholicism, Sociology



  • Doctor of Philosophy (Music Education)
  • Master of Music Studies
  • Graduate Certificate in Music Studies
  • Graduate Certificate in Catholic Education
  • Bachelor of Music Education