Spring 2020 classes have resumed online.
Please visit dcccd.edu/coronavirus for additional information and to learn how to prepare for online classes.

Dr. Sam Germany


History With DCCCD

  • 1981 - Adjunct faculty, Cedar Valley College
  • 1993 - Full-time faculty, Cedar Valley College

Educational Background

  • Bachelor's degree in music, Anderson College
  • Master's degree in music, Western Michigan University
  • Doctoral degree in vocal performance, University of North Texas
  • Graduate of DCCCD's Leadership program (2003-2004)

Professional Memberships and Associations

  • Member, National Association of Teachers of Singing

Additional DCCCD Roles

  • Music theater coordinator
  • Director and founder of the Family Music Theatre program


  • 1998 - President's Award
  • 2000 and 2001 - Community Service Awards
  • 2002 - Excellence in Teaching Award
  • 2007 - Miles Griffith Excellence in Teaching Award
  • 2007 - National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) Excellence Award
  • 2007 - Minnie Stevens Piper Professor

Areas Taught

  • Music Theory
  • Fundamentals of Music
  • Voice Class
  • Applied Voice

Related Professional Experience

  • First Texas collegiate performance of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Phantom of the Opera.”
  • Performance experience in classical solo work, musical theater, professional summer stock, touring concerts in contemporary Christian music and freelance work
  • Instructor, voice and piano lessons for more than 35 years
  • Clinician for the 2001 Duncanville ISD All-City Choir Concert