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Director of Operations for the UF School of Music

Chuck Pickeral, Ph.D., is the Director of Operations for the UF School of Music where he currently teaches a Quest course on the relationship between music and spirituality. Much of his work, both in and outside of academia, has been devoted to bringing the artistic experience to diverse populations, using the arts to enhance creativity and awareness, and to forge connections across disciplines. Chuck is a practitioner of mindfulness, moving meditation, and deep listening. He is a member of the Florida Community of Mindfulness in Tampa and frequently sits with Live Oak Sangha in Gainesville.