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Dr. Jasmin Bey Cowin featured on Education Update Online 

Dr. Cowin, TC Music and Music Education EdD alumna and applied harp instructor, was featured in the September/October 2011 issue of Education Update Online.

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Justine Dolorfino EdM 2011 

Justine Dolorfino completed the Master of Education at TC in August, 2011. She now teaches orchestra at Heritage E-STEM Middle School in West St. Paul, Minnesota. Justine is a founding editor of Leading Notes an online music education magazine. In addition, she plays bass, both upright and electric, and completed a dual-major Bachelor degree in …

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Virginia Allen, Conducting Workshop for Music Educators 

Dr. Virginia Allen (EdD 2011) directed the Conducting Workshop for Music Educators at The Juilliard School, July 11-14. This Workshop was designed for band and orchestra conductors actively teaching at the middle school, high school, and college levels.

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Cynthia Tobey at Luzerne Chamber Music Festival 

The Luzerne Chamber Music Festival featured alumna and Fulbright scholar, Cynthia Elise Tobey (MA 2011) on piano, along with the Luzerne Chamber Players. A native of Rhinebeck, Tobey made her orchestral debut at age 14, studied six years at The Juilliard School, was accepted to The Curtis Institute of Music before pursuing her master's at …

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Elizabeth Tanner McAnally: Urban Educator Opens Students to the World of Music 

Elizabeth McAnally holds an MA in Music Education (’91) from TC and has taught students K–8 in the School District of Philadelphia for the past 20 years. She currently teaches General Music and is co-director of the 180-voice choir at Wilson Middle School.


Reposted from Arts & Humanities. Written by Amy Wolf.

Elizabeth McAnally holds an MA in Music Education (’91) from TC and has taught students K–8 in the School District of Philadelphia for the past 20 years. She currently teaches General Music and is co-director of the 180-voice choir at Wilson Middle School.  She serves as cooperating teacher for music education students at Temple University …

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Practice Makes Personal 

Above is Music and Music Education alumnus Victor lin, playing at the 2011 Teachers College doctoral commencement beginning at about 35 minutes. Below is an excerpt from a featured post. Helping his students improve has made Victor Lin a better musician and human being. Victor Lin has recorded, performed his own compositions and drawn high …

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Maestro Dino Anagnost 

We deeply regret to inform you that our distinguished alumni, cherished friend, Music Director and Conductor of The Little Orchestra Society, and long time faculty member Maestro Dino Anagnost, passed away on Wednesday, March 30, 2011. Maestro Anagnost is survived by his business partner of 45 years, John Kordel Juliano of New York City and …

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Dr. Jasmin Cowin featured on MyLITV  ☆

TC alumna and harp instructor Dr. Jasmin Bey Cowin was recently interviewed on MyLITV. She lectured at The Huntington Public Library on the psychology of the characters and integrating music, text and staging in opera. Watch the video here.

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Hope In Music Society – Korea 

TC Alumni Carolyn Mi Hwan Choi, EdD has been published in the Journal of Music Therapy in the fourth quarter of 2010. She has written a study called A Pilot Analysis of the Psychological Themes Found During the CARING at Columbia-Music Therapy Program with Refugee Adolescents from North Korea. Purpose: The purpose of this study …

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Dr. Randall Allsup honored as keynote speaker at CARMU 2011  ☆

Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan is hosting  2011 Conference on Music Learning and Teaching at the Center for Applied Research in Musical Understanding (CARMU), the third annual conference for music educators, from March 10-12 2011. Keynote speakers will include Dr. Randall Allsup from Columbia University's Teachers College and TC Alumna Cathy Benedict from New …

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Interview with Dr. Joseph Abramo 

We recently reported on Dr. Abramo's research award here. He was kind enough to answer a few of our questions too! Read on... -- Thanks so much for being willing to answer some questions for our blog. Let's start by talking briefly about your education and teaching background prior to your arrival at Teachers College.

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Spotlight on Alumna Christianne Roll: Professor, Performer, Student 


Reposted from Arts & Humanities. Written by Amy Wolf.

Christianne, what inspired you as a child to be involved in musical theater? I was always interested in singing, and was surrounded by music from an early age.  My parents met in their college choir.  My brother was always singing and is now a music professional as well.  My mother was a private singing instructor …

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Program Photos: Early Childhood Music Cohort 

If you would like to contribute more information to this post, please comment or email Rachel. In October 2010, the Early Childhood Music Cohort welcomed back Teachers College alumna Christina Charalambidou, who received her Ed.M. in 2009. Charalambidou shared her work on improvisatory music-making with the Cohort. The group gained hands-on practice with ways that …

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Teachers College Alumnus John D. Kendall, Early Suzuki Method Advocate, Dies at 93 

We are saddened to announce alumnus of Teachers College and advocate for the early Suzuki Method, John D. Kendall, died on January 6, 2011 at the age of 93. John D. Kendall introduced Americans to the Suzuki Method in the early 1960's. He was one of the first Western teachers to spend months in Japan …

Posted 91 months ago by

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Joseph Abramo Wins Research Award 

The Arts and Humanities Department is pleased to announce that Music Program graduate Joseph Abramo, Ed. D. has received the Outstanding Emerging Researcher Award from The Center for Music Education Research. This award, presented at the Suncoast Music Education Research Symposium at the University of South Florida, honors music education researchers at the early stages …

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Review of TC Alum Joanne Chang’s recent concert 

In describing the impact of music on the human psyche, Heinrich Heine, one of the foremost German poets of the nineteenth century, said that "when words leave off, music begins." This was indeed the experience of those who attended the recent performance of award-winning classical pianist Joanne Chang at Northport Library. The concert, which …

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Introduction: Quinn McClure 

Name: Quinn McClure Program: MA with Professional Certification (graduated in May 2010) Primary Instrument: Voice Educational Background: BS in Music Education from Hofstra University Teaching Background: Taught for one year as a teaching artist in the South Bronx and Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn.  Now teaching elementary general music and keyboard in East Harlem. Dream Job: Childrens' choirs …

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Alumna Spotlight: Thomasina Greene 

Class of 1942.  Recipient of a certificate in piano performance from Juilliard in 1932, began her career by teaching in a then-segregated secondary school in Missouri. After holding other teaching positions in Texas and North Carolina, she received a Rockefeller Fund Fellowship in 1939 and enrolling at Teachers College. She worked steadily as a concert …

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Featured Alum: Dr. Harold Arberg 

Harold Arberg received his bachelors degree from Princeton in 1940, graduating with honors. He served with the US Army during World War II, then earned a masters (1948) and doctorate (1951) from Teachers College. After returning to active service in 1951, serving in the Korean War, he was assigned to work at the Pentagon; eventually …

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