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A&H in the City: Jazz at Lincoln Center Promotes Modalities of Jazz Music, History and Structure in the Classroom 

A&H in the City’s goal is to foster community among TC alumni while providing interactive, intellectual, and social programming. The event took place March 7th in the Jazz at Lincoln Center Recording Studio. Attendees had the exciting opportunity to collaborate directly with a jazz quintet and TC faculty Lori Custodero (Music Education) and Olga Hubard …

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Mark Oleszko Reflects on Writing and Performing with the Lincoln Center College Cabaret 

by Sandra Forlemu for Music & Music Education When and how did you start playing the piano? I started playing piano really young – when I was 4! My parents enrolled me in a group music class for toddlers, but at that point I wasn’t ready to take it seriously. I started taking actual private …

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Embedded: Alyson Greenfield in the Creativity and Problem Solving Music Education Class 

As a newcomer to Teachers College, I did not know what to expect when walking into Professor Randall Allsup’s Creativity and Problem Solving in Music Education class.  When entering the light-filled room, I was greeted by a couple of grand pianos, an inviting, semi-circle of chairs, and an excited buzz among the students. …

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Music Ed Students Perform at State of the College 

By Linda Flores, Academic Secretary for the Music & Music Education Program Fall semester was well underway when President Susan Fuhrman presented the State of the College address to a cross section of the TC community in Cowin Auditorium. She spoke glowingly of the many accomplishments by TC faculty, staff, and students in the past …

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The Confined Arts in Brooklyn, Disrupting Confinement Narratives 

The Confined Arts: 2nd Edition brought new and old faces to Shwick Market and Gallery in Brooklyn on the evening of March 27th, 2015. In a larger space with a stronger crowd, the 2nd Edition expanded their platform and discussion around incarceration and the broken justice system in the United States.

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Graduate Spotlight: Janice Marciano Nimetz, History and Education  ☆

Janice Marciano Nimetz graduated this May with her PhD in History and Education. Nimetz has taught piano at the Emma Willard School for several years and plans to continue teaching there. Nimetz, who has also studied Musicology, hopes to find more places of intersection for her two passions: music and history.

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Strengthening Teacher Preparation 

Music Education doctoral student Marie-Louise Bowe is soaking up as much knowledge of the American music education system as she can before heading back to her native Ireland. Here in what she calls “the land of the band” on a Fulbright scholarship, Bowe’s research interests lie in learning more about instrumental music programs in middle …

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Spotlight on Alumni: Erik Holmgren  ☆

Recently, the Gazette talked with Erik Holmgren, TC alum and Education Director of the Abreu Fellows Program about his career path, the power of music, and the visionary global movement that he is a part of.

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Dr. Jasmin Cowin  ☆

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. - Dr. Dwight Manning Program Coordinator, Music & Music Education

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Randall Allsup to give Keynote at CARMU conference  ☆

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 …

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Interview with Dr. Joseph Abramo 

Reposted from Music & Music Education. Written by Justine Dolorfino.

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 Student Christianne Roll: Professor, Performer, Student  ☆

Christianne Roll serves as the Assistant Professor of Theatre and Music at Emory & Henry College, where she teaches voice, aural skills, music for children and directs opera workshop and musical theater productions. Christianne received her Master's of Music degree in Music Education, with a vocal emphasis, from Teachers College. She received her Bachelor’s of …

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Creativity, Imagination and Innovation Symposium 

The Department of Arts and Humanities endorses the intrinsic value of creativity and imagination in education. To that end, we invite you to attend the Creativity, Imagination and Innovation Symposium on April 28th and 29th. Thursday, April 28: 6 PM to 9 PM Reception in Macy Gallery Experiential Workshops in Creativity (Paint Images, Join a …

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Merging Creativity and Research: Professor Lori Custodero  ☆

Lori Custodero, Program Coordinator and Associate Professor of Music and Music Education, is not only a gifted musician, but also an acclaimed scholar with a innovative focus: creativity. For the past 18 years, Lori’s research has focused on improvisation, particularly on the topics of flow experience, spontaneous musicality in children, and the relationship between adult …

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TC-Created Curriculum Wins Award! 

Reposted from Social Studies & Education. Written by Sandy.

Let Freedom Swing: Conversations on Jazz and Democracy” has won the Cine Golden Eagle Award! From the website: Twice a year, CINE accepts submissions for consideration of the CINE Golden Eagle Award through the CINE Golden Eagle Film & Video Competition. The competition, conducted by a unique multi-stage jury process, functions much like academic …

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New TC Collaboration Investigates Democracy Through Jazz 

Let Freedom Swing: Conversations on Jazz and Democracy" explores the deep relations of jazz music and elements of democratic practices. The project, officially launched over the weekend, is a collaboration between Jazz at Lincoln Center, The Documentary Group, Teachers College, and The Rockefeller Foundation. The innovative presentation combines the traditional study of American democracy …

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Universality and a Liberal Arts Education 

In a recent post in the New York Times Opinion blog, Stanley Fish couched an impassioned case for classical, liberal arts education within a review of three recent books on the state of American education (“The Core” by Leigh Bortins; “Not For Profit” by Martha Nussbaum; and “The Death and Life of the Great …

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