USF University of South Florida College of The Arts School of Music
 
  Center for Music Education Research
 
 
 
 
SMERS - Suncoast Music Education Research Symposium

Symposium Program (tentative)

February 4th, Wednesday

6:00-8:00 p.m. Reception and Welcome at the Embassy Suites

February 5th, Thursday

 

Conference Room

Choral Room

Barness Recital Hall

MUE 211

MUE 205

8:00 AM

Registration

 

8:30 AM

Opening Remarks by:

Dean James S. Moy,

Dean of College of The Arts, USF

Dr. Karen Bryan,

Director of the School of Music, USF

Keynote Address

Musical Immersions in the 4th Dimension

Kari Veblen,

University of Western Ontario

 

9:45 AM

The New Audience Musician: An Artistic Response to Societal Change

 

Rineke Smilde,

University of Music and Performing Arts  Vienna and Prince Claus Conservatoire (The Netherlands)

Beginners Arent All Nine Years Old: Cognitive Load Impacts Effective Wind Practice

 

Laura Stambaugh,

Georgia Southern University

The Influence of the Guatemalan Municipal Orchestra's Curriculum on the Social Relationships of its Members

 

Jacobo Nitsch,

Florida International University

10:15 AM

Perceptions of Difficulty, Confidence, and Practice Techniques in Adult Concert Bands

 

Debbie Rohwer, University of North Texas; Jeremy Lane, University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Engaging Student Singers: Developing Self-Regulated Learning through Reflection and Collaboration in Music Education

 

Sarah Morrison,

The University of Toronto

A Case Study of an Adult Self-Identified Non-Singer

 

Joanne Rutkowski,

Pennsylvania State University

 

10:45 AM

BREAK

11:00 AM

The Brain’s Conductor: Working Memory and Music

 

Tracy Alloway

University of North Florida

Co-Constructing Music and Research: Making Music Learning Audible and Visible

 

Alison Reynolds & Heather Waters, Temple University

The Community Music Project: A Model for Music Teacher Preparation Courses

 

Kerry Renzoni

SUNY Buffalo State

11:30 AM

The Relationship Between Musical Engagement and Agency Across the Lifespan

 

Jennifer Hutchison,

University of Western Ontario

Forming Musical Meaning through Music Literacy

 

Suzanne Burton,

University of Delaware

Co-Constructing a Graduate Music Education

 

Heather Waters, Yiyue Zhang, Mary Real, Pamela Turowski, & Emily Westlake, Temple University

 

12:00 PM

Senior Center Band Experience: Why They Joined, Continue, and Will Quit

 

David Smith,

Western Michigan University

Hearing Loss and the Relationship to Aural Skills and Academic Achievement in Music Majors: Preliminary Findings From a Longitudinal Study

 

Valerie Trollinger, Kutztown University; Robert T. Sataloff, Drexel University College of Medicine

StudentsPerceptions of Performing and Learning the Music of West Africa

 

Chengcheng Long, Arizona State University

12:30 PM

LUNCH

1:30 PM

POSTER SESSION

 

2:30 PM

BREAK

2:45 PM

PANEL SESSION

Assessment and Musical Development

Panel Chair, Timothy Brophy, University of Florida;

Working Memory and Music

Tracy Alloway,

University of North Florida;

Growth Models in Music Education, Edward Asmus,

University of Georgia;

Examining Rater Quality in Music Performance Assessment,

Brian Wesolowski, University of Georgia

(Panel Session Continued)

Examining Self-Efficacy, Music Achievement, and Music Class Enrollment Among Secondary School Instrumental Students

 

Michael Zelenak, Alabama State University

The Detroit Lullaby Project

 

Wendy Matthews & Carolyn Dayton, Wayne State University

 

3:15 PM

Using Small Ensembles to Promote Meaningful Music Making in Band

 

Amy Spears, Nebraska Wesleyan University; Danelle Larson, Eastern Illinois University

Evaluating Synchronized Video Feedback in Preservice Teacher Education: A Pilot Study

 

David A. Rickels,

University of Colorado at Boulder

4:00 PM

Meaningfulness in the Community Chorus: Portraits of Four Adult Singers

 

Krystal Rickard McCoy,

College of Southern Maryland

Varied Musical Experiences and College Student's Open-Mindedness in Turkey and in the United States

 

Mustafa Bulut, Zekeriya Kaptan, Yusuf Özgül, & Esmira Mehtiyev, Cumhuriyet University (Turkey);

C. Victor Fung, University of South Florida; Lisa J. Lehmberg, University of Massachusetts, Amherst; & Patrick Hernly, St. Petersburg College

Brief Focused Inquiry: Music Metaphor as a Framework for Small Scale-Research Studies

 

Bernie Andrews,

University of Ottawa

 

4:30 PM

Instrumental Music Recruitment Across the Lifespan: A Content Analysis

 

Josef Hanson, Eastman School of Music/University of Rochester

Gamification In Music Education

 

Demet Aydinli Gurler,

Cumhuriyet University (Turkey)

Interdisciplinarity in Times of Accountability: Changing Teacher Practice in One Urban District

 

Cathy Benedict & Patrick Schmidt, Florida International University

5:00 PM

Lifelong Mentoring in an Adult Chamber Ensemble

 

Andrew Goodrich, Boston University

Irving Emerson, Connecticut Music Educator: 1843-1903

 

Terese Tuohey,

Wayne State University

 

 

February 6th, Friday

 

Conference Room

Choral Room

Barness Recital Hall

MUE 211

MUE 205

8:00 AM

Registration

 

8:30 AM

Keynote Address

Music, Creativity, and Positive Plasticity in Lifespan Developmental Context

 

David Meyers,

University of Minnesota

 

9:30 AM

Dismantling Barriers to Quality Music Instruction for Older Adults in Rural America: A Collective Case Study of Six Adults Taking Online Synchronous Music Lessons

 

Pamela Pike, Louisiana State University

Social Networks/Social Media as Agency in Music Learning and Teaching

 

Janice Waldron,

University of Windsor

Enhancing Self-Regulated Practice Behavior in High School Instrumentalists

 

Kim Mieder & Jennifer Bugos, University of South Florida

10:00 AM

Exploring Connections Between the Music Classroom And Lifelong Music Engagement

 

Will Dabback,

James Madison University

Studentsand TeachersPerceptions of the Engagement of Creativity in Secondary School Choral Music Ensemble Classes

 

David Langley, Georgia Southern University

Ethnography of a Southern Roots Music Community: Field, Swamp and Internet

 

Susan Mills,

Appalachian State University

10:30 AM

BREAK

10:45 AM

The Power of Intergenerational Singing in Alzheimers Care

 

Carol Beynon & Jennifer Hutchison,

University of Western Ontario

 ‘Its the Journey That Counts’: Voices From Pre-Service Teachers on Beginning Music Education

 

Ailbhe Kenny,

Mary Immaculate College/University of Limerick (Ireland)

Bridging the Gap Between Apprentice to Practitioner

 

Susan Avery,

Ithaca College

A Qualitative Investigation of Speech-Language Pathologistsand Music Educators’ Techniques

 

Mara Culp,

Pennsylvania State University

Relationships of Background Experience and Music Teaching Style with Conducting Functions

 

Alan Gumm, Central Michigan University

11:15 AM

Dare to Differentiate: A Pedagogical Approach for Adult Music Learners with Diverse Needs

 

Stephen Murray,

Boston University

A Two-Year Study On Young Humans Interactivity With an iPad App: The Carnival of the Animals (COA)

 

Catherine Ming Tu,

Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Secondary Band Participation and Executive Function

 

Dre Graham & Jennifer Bugos, University of South Florida

Re-learning to Teach: Inside One Veteran Choral Directors Struggle to Shift Toward a Constructivist View of Learning

 

Jonathan Busch, Southfield Christian School

The Valley Handbell Festival: A Community of Lifelong Music Engagement

 

Darrin Thornton,

Pennsylvania State University

11:45 AM

The Implementation of Music Education to Elderly Residents of Nursing Homes in Turkey: A Preliminary Study

 

Dilek Göktürk Cary & Christopher Wiley Carey, Karabük University (Turkey)

Young Childrens Home Soundscape: A Day in the Life of a Family

 

Eugenia Costa-Giomi & Xiaoning Sun,

University of Texas-Austin

Psychosocial Theory and the Lifespan of a Successful Music Teacher

 

Steve Kelly,

Florida State University

Jail Guitar Doors: A Case Study of Guitar Instruction in Cook County Jail

 

Chris Bulgren, University of Michigan

Stages: An Amateur Musician’s Half-Century Commitment to Participation in a Chosen Community Ensemble

 

Lisa Redpath,

Stonehill College

12:15 PM

LUNCH

2:00 PM

PANEL SESSION

Musical Engagement and Healthy Aging

 

Panel Chair, Andrea Halpern, An Overview of Music Cognition in Healthy Aging, An Overview of Music Cognition in Healthy Aging

Bucknell University; Use it or Lose it: The Benefit of Musical Training on the Aging Brain, Claude Alain, The University of Toronto; Piano Training on Cognitive Performance in Aging; Jennifer Bugos, University of South Florida

They All Have a Part to Play and it is Not Just About Music: Policies, Procedures and "Community" in an Intergenerational Community Band

 

Louise Billaud,

New River Community College

Fluctuations of Social Justice Beliefs During Undergraduate Music Educator Preparation

 

Daniel Hellman,

Missouri State University

Into the Mystic: Lived Experiences of World Music

Pedagogy

 

Katy Strand & Bridget Rinehimer,

Indiana University

The Power of Early Childhood Music Education: An Exploration of Musical and Social Development of Pre-school Children in Wisconsin

 

Alena Holmes, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

2:30 PM

(Panel Continued)

A Beat in Their Feet and a Rhythm to the Words: Rhythmic Intervention for At-Risk Elementary Readers

 

Margaret Thiele, Dexter Community Schools

Contextualizing the El Sistema Movement Within Music Education: Social Justice in Relation to Sociocultural Messages

 

Stephen Fairbanks, Pennsylvania State University

Jazz Education Over Time: An Examination of Teacher Perspectives

 

Daniel Healy, Northwestern University

Motor-Aural Synchronization in Adolescent Music Students

 

Corin Overland, University of Miami

3:15 PM

BREAK          

3:30 PM

Ensemble Participation and Belongingness as Components of Successful Aging in Older Adults

 

Ann Harrington, University of Kentucky

Redefining Music Literacy: Common Core To Common Score

 

Steve Oare, Elaine Bernstorf, & Selim Giray, Wichita State University

Learning From Parents: What They Tell Us About Experiencing Music With Their Children

 

Gerald Knight & Jean Rattigan-Rohr;

Elon University

University Musicians' Experiences in an iPad Ensemble

 

Jill Reese & Kristina Verrico, The State University of New York at Fredonia

The Erosion of Arts Courses in Elementary Education Curricula at the College Level: A Preliminary Study

 

Louise Patrick, Florida Gulf Coast University

4:00 PM

My Own Perspective: What Adult Music Students Say About Their Experiences

 

Pete Jutras,

University of Georgia

The Freedom of Musical Expression for High School String Orchestra

 

MinJee Ha,

University of South Florida

Perceptions of Educational Value in Multi-Generational Ensembles

 

Jillian Wilson,

Luther College

Bandura's Social Learning Theory and Modern Band

 

Bryan Powell,

Bergen Community College

The Effects of Mental Imagery with Technical Description on Musicians' Perceptions of Expressivity while Listening to Original Musical Performances

 

Jose Ruiz & Jeff Temple, University of South Florida

4:30 PM

The Role of Participatory Music Making and the Quality of Life of Older Adults

 

Lisa Lehmberg, University of Massachusetts-Amherst

Filter, Mediator, Guide, Companion, and Model: Examining Parent Roles in the Transmission of Music Listenership Values and Guidelines

 

Jillian Bracken, University of Western Ontario

A Web-Based Environment for Facilitating Reflective Self-Assessment of Choral Conducting Students

 

Hyesoo Yoo,

University of Florida

Karaoke Phenomenon: A Contextual, Cultural Performance for Pleasure

 

Sarah Van Waardhuizen,

University of Iowa

Musical Journeys of Pre-Service Elementary School Teachers: Factors From Their Lives That Influence Readiness and Confidence to Integrate Music in the Elementary Classroom

 

Alena Holmes & Sharri VanAlstine, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

5:00 PM

Preparing Students for Lifelong Musical Engagement: Re-examining Private Piano Lesson Approaches

 

Anne-Marie Hildebrandt, Pennsylvania State University

Circle Singing: New Research on Participatory Music Making

 

Stephen Paparo, University of Massachusetts-Amherst

Curious Collaborative Creativity: Transforming Traditional Ensembles into Innovative Communities

 

Caron Collins, The State University of New York at Potsdam

Lessons Learned from Java Jam: An Alternative Music Making Event at the High School Level

 

Sarah Gulish, Lower Moreland Township School District

The Experience of Creating Community: An Intrinsic Case Study of Four Midwestern Public School Choral Teachers

 

Elizabeth Cassidy Parker,

Temple University

5:30 PM

Banquet

 7:00 PM

Concert

 February 7th, Saturday

 

Conference Room

Choral Room

Barness Recital Hall

MUE 211

MUE 205

8:30 AM

Keynote Address

Please Be Patient, I’m a Work In Progress

 

Don Coffman,

University of Miami

 

9:30 AM

Lifelong Musicians and Personality Type: The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Instrument as a Predictor of Long-Term Involvement in Music

 

Daniel Welborn,

Georgia State University

Lifespan Recollections in the Autobiographies of Music Education Graduate Students

 

Lori Custodero,

Columbia University

Improvisation as a Pedagogical System: An Analysis of the Methodology of the Instituto de Educacion Musicale

 

Stephanie Khoury,

McGill University

An Exploration of the Use of and the Attitudes Toward Technology in First Year Elementary Band Settings

 

Danni Gilbert,

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Turning the Outside In: Building Bridges Between Popular Music and School Music

 

Chad West,

Ithaca College

10:00 AM

Remembering a Hard Life With Joy: Musicing Among Korean Elders

 

Elisha Jo & Kari Veblen, University of Western Ontario

Connecting Laboratory to Classroom: Examining the Pedagogical and Philosophical Relationships Between Music Cognition Research and Music Education Practice Through a Review of Literature

 

Betty Anne Younker, Jillian Bracken, & Ruth Wright, University of Western Ontario; Katie Overy, University of Edinburgh

AIRS Quadcultural Study on Singing and Cultural Understanding

 

Lily Chen-Hafteck, University of California-Los Angeles

Teaching Students with Disabilities: A Review of Music Education Research as it Relates to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

 

Sara Jones, University of Massachusetts-Amherst

The Relationship Between Phonological Awareness and Music Aptitude

 

Mara Culp,

Pennsylvania State University

10:30 AM

BREAK

11:00 AM

Age-Related Changes Affecting the Learning of Music Performance Skills for Older Adults

 

James Reifinger,

Southern Illinois University

String Technique and Pedagogy: Was Percival Hodgson Correct? Empirical Data in Support of an Alternative Approach to the Study of String Instruments

 

David Sogin,

University of Kentucky

I am a good singer!”: Exploring the Lived Experience of a 14-year-old Girl with Autism at an Inclusive Summer Music Camp

 

Becky Halliday,

University of Montevallo

Young Childrens' Preferences for Musical iPad Applications

 

Suzanne Burton & Aimee Pearsall, University of Delaware

 

11:30 AM

Outstanding Emerging Research Award Presentation and Recognition of Finalists

 

Paper Presentation by Outstanding Emerging Researcher Award Recipient, Patrick K. Cooper, Athlos Traditional Academy, Arizona

Examining Correlations when Using Amabiles Consensual Assessment Technique to Support Validity of Teachers as Expert Judges

 

 Adult and Community Music Education Special Research Interest Group (SRIG) BUSINESS MEETING

 


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