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Profs. Abeles, Allsup and Custodero at 8th Int’l RIME Conference  ☆

Music and Music Education Professors Harold Abeles, Randall Allsup and Lori Custodero will be presenting their respective research at The 8th International Conference for Research in Music Education (RIME) The Conference is hosted by the Graduate School of Education Research at the University of Exeter, UK April 9-13, 2013.

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Recrutiment and Retention in the Applied Studio: A Panel Discussion 

The 34th Northeast Regional Conference of the College Music Society will feature a panel discussion on recruitment and retention in the applied studio. Dr. Dwight Manning organized and will moderate a panel including David Feurzeig (University of Vermont), Donald George (The Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam), Maura Glennon (Keene State College), Patrick Hoffman …

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Is it Really THEIR Voices? Teaching the Urban Youth Choir at ACDA 

Dr. Jeanne Goffi-Fynn and Dr. Nicole Becker present their research on urban youth choirs. "Is it Really THEIR Voices? Teaching the Urban Youth Choir" Thursday March 14 at the 2013 American Choral Directors Association Conference in Dallas, TX.

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Performing Arts Series Concert, May 1 

Teachers College faculty in Music and Music Education present an interactive concert with uplifiting classical and contemporary music that explores the theme of May: the month, the name and the verb. A play on words and instruments including Dr. Jeanne Goffi-Fynn, soprano; Dr. Dwight Manning, oboe; and Dr. Nicole Becker, piano. For grades 1-3; 9:30am …

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Abeles letter to Obama: Arts Vital to Innovation, Economy  ☆

Following is a letter from Hal Abeles, Professor of Music Education, to President Obama. It is one of a series of letters to the president offering education advice for his second term.

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NEW COURSE The Concert as Learning Space  ☆

The Concert as Learning Space A&H 5199, Sect. 001 CRN 52072, is a 2- or 3-point cross-program course in the Department of Arts and Humanities that explores the role of the concert both as a resource for pedagogical practice and as a manifestation of the cultural life of the city. The course is designed for …

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Prof. Abeles Collaborates on Study Guide for YoungArts MasterClass Program  ☆

Teacher Trainings Offered This Fall in New York, Los Angeles, and Miami in Cooperation With National Organization Dedicated to Nurturing Emerging Artistic Talent. A study guide based on the award-winning HBO YoungArts MasterClass series, designed at Teachers College, Columbia University, has been distributed by the National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) free of charge to middle- and …

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She Bops!  ☆

Whether through Jazz at Lincoln Center or at TC's Rita Gold Center, Lori Custodero practices a teaching style that's all about tuning into kids.

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Spotlight on Faculty: Lori Custodero’s Subway Series  ☆

Dr. Lori Custodero is looking at young children and music with her new subway study.


Reposted from Arts & Humanities. Written by marieweller.

Dr. Lori Custodero, Associate Professor of Music and Music Education, has established an Early Childhood Music concentration at Teachers College that integrates pedagogy and research through both theory and practice. She has just returned from Greece, where she presented her research to colleagues in music education and music psychology at three conference venues. It was …

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Making It Up As He Goes Along  ☆

Jazzman Bert Konowitz, who retired from TC last winter after 50 years of part-time teaching, has fashioned a career and a life from the power of improvisation Read more...

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TC Chamber Music to open National Chamber Music Month  ☆

The TC Program in Music and Music Education will spotlight TC Chamber Music as part of the national chamber music celebration. New York, NY (April 23, 2012) TC Chamber Music will join thousands of musicians and hundreds of concert presenters across the country this May in celebrating National Chamber Music Month. Teachers College’s presentation of …

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Upcoming Recitals and Performances 

Wed. April 25, 7:30p Milbank Chapel, solo piano recital, Dr. John Gavalchin bio and photo at: Tues. May 1, 7:30 Milbank Chapel, TC Chamber Music "From Bach to Björk" Thurs. May 3, 7:30pm Milbank Chapel, Musical Serenandes diverse performances by TC students from diverse programs.

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Parents As Researchers: Musical Lessons From Our Children  ☆

Dr. Lori Custodero's Blog on Huffington Post How important is music in the life of your child? Just listen, and they'll tell you. As you walk together in the park, your preschooler provides her own musical accompaniment, spontaneously singing a simple repeated melody with punctuated rhythms, with lyrics drawn from something she's heard in her …

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TC at 2012 Biennial Music Educators National Conference  ☆

The 2012 NAfME Conference is March 29–31, in St. Louis, Missouri. Thursday, March 29; Panel Discussion. Composing Our Future: Part One Presenters: Janice P. Smith, Aaron Copland School of Music, Queens College CUNY, Flushing, NY; Maud Hickey and Peter R. Webster, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL; Dr. Randall E. Allsup, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York; …

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WeBop! rated best NYC music class by New York Magazine 

Dr. Lori Custodero's WeBop! was recently rated Best Music Class by New York Magazine No pandering, no nursery rhymes, no saccharine kiddie music. Teachers at Jazz at Lincoln Center—all schooled in early childhood education and musical or jazz performance—make sure kids and their parents get an authentic introduction to the genre by grounding sessions in …

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Dr. Custodero in Flemish Centre for Music Education 

Dr. Lori Custodero will be the keynote speaker February 8-10 at the Flemish Centre for Music Education's Music Education Research Seminar 3: Music Education for Young Children (0-6) Prof. Custodero’s research has focused on children from infancy through preadolescence, and adults as musicians, teachers, and parents. She has presented and published on issues of musical …

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Wednesday Night Reading Group “On Freedom and Democracy…”  ☆

Wednesday Night Reading Group ~ Spring 2012 ~ “On Freedom and Democracy . . .” This semester’s reading group will look at the meaning and promise of freedom, a philosophical concept whose contradictions have troubled and inspired political theorists and educational philosophers since the Ancient World. As educators concerned with musical agency and an independence …

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Valentine’s Day Concert & Reception  ☆

The Office of Alumni Relations cordially invites the entire TC Community to rediscover the art of love at the Valentine's Day Concert & Reception - inspired by real TC love stories. Enjoy a feast of the senses on Valentine's Day. Hear some of our very best TC love stories paired with a sweet suite performed …

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TC Well-Represented at 1st Annual Conference of Society for Music Education in Ireland  ☆

The Teachers College Program in Music and Music was well-represented in research presentations at the 1st Annual Conference of Society for Music Education in Ireland, November 11-13, 2011, University College Cork. FACULTY Saturday Nov. 12 A 21st Century Model for Music Teacher Expertise, Randall E. Allsup DOCTORAL STUDENTS Sunday Nov. 13 Cultural discourses at play: …

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Philadelphia Wind Symphony Founded by Dr. Virginia Allen  ☆

THE PHILADELPHIA WIND SYMPHONY ANNOUNCES ITS SECOND PERFORMANCE Over the Hills and Far Away Virginia Allen, Artistic Director Sunday, March 4, 2012 at 3 pm Caplan Hall, 17th floor of the Terra Building 211 South Broad Street in Center City Philadelphia For its second performance the remarkable artistic and stylistic ranges of the Philadelphia Wind …

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