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Current Research on Issues of Race, Gender, and Disability in Music Teaching and Learning

Northwestern University Music Education

Friday, April 16, 2021 at 2:00pm

Online via Zoom

Join Dr. Sarah Bartolome ’02 MMus, Dr. Amanda Draper ’14 MMus, ’20 PhD, along with Doctoral Fellows Stephanie Gregoire ’20 MMus and Diego Pinto from the Northwestern University Music Education Program for a Zoom webinar as they present their current research.

Gospel Choir as a Space for Racial and Religious Expression for Black Students at a Predominantly White Institution
Diego Pinto

Genderally Speaking: Cultivating Conversation on Gender and Sexuality in Music Education
Stephanie Gregoire

Academy of Music and Arts for Special Education (AMASE): An Ethnography of an Individual Music Instruction Program for Students with Disabilities
Sarah J. Bartolome 
Amanda R. Draper
 
Live captioning will be available for this webinar.

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Presenters

Doctoral Fellow

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Diego Pinto

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Diego Pinto holds a bachelor’s degree in music education from the Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (UniRio) and a master’s degree in music education from Louisiana State University. His master’s thesis explored issues of authenticity and pedagogy in Brazilian choral music. He has conducted clinics under that topic at the International Society for Music Education Conference and the Louisiana American Choral Directors Association Conference. Diego taught middle and high school vocal music for 7 years in public schools in Baton Rouge, LA. Diego is a Doctoral Fellow at Northwestern University.

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Stephanie Gregoire

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Stephanie Gregoire '20 MMus holds a BM in music education from Western Michigan University and a MM in music education from Northwestern University. She is a Doctoral Fellow at Northwestern University. Stephanie served five years as a conductor with the Chicago Children’s Choir (CCC) where she directed the Hyde Park neighborhood choir program and many CCC in-school choirs throughout the city. Her choirs have performed at the Art Institute of Chicago, the Network of Executive Women National Awards Ceremony, and the National Guild for Community Arts Education Conference.

Associate Professor

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Sarah J. Bartolome

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Sarah Bartolome is associate professor of music education at the Bienen School of Music. She previously held the position of assistant professor of music education at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She holds a BM in voice performance and music education from Ithaca College, an MM in music education with a concentration in voice performance and pedagogy from Northwestern University, and a PhD in music education from the University of Washington. Her research interests include children’s musical culture, ethnomusicology, choral culture from a global perspective, service-learning in higher education, and music teacher preparation. She has published articles in such journals as the Journal of Research in Music EducationResearch Studies in Music Education and the Music Educators Journal.

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Amanda R. Draper

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Amanda R. Draper is a lecturer in Music Education in the Bienen School of Music. She previously taught elementary and middle school general music for 10 years, most recently for Chicago Public Schools. Her academic interests include investigating the utilization of music with diverse learners, a focus on music and autism research, and teacher preparation for special education in music. Dr. Draper holds a bachelor’s degree in music education from Coe College in Cedar Rapids IA and a master’s degree and PhD in music education from Northwestern.

Diego Pinto

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Doctoral Fellow

Diego Pinto holds a bachelor’s degree in music education from the Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (UniRio) and a master’s degree in music education from Louisiana State University. His master’s thesis explored issues of authenticity and pedagogy in Brazilian choral music. He has conducted clinics under that topic at the International Society for Music Education Conference and the Louisiana American Choral Directors Association Conference. Diego taught middle and high school vocal music for 7 years in public schools in Baton Rouge, LA. Diego is a Doctoral Fellow at Northwestern University.

Stephanie Gregoire

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Doctoral Fellow

Stephanie Gregoire '20 MMus holds a BM in music education from Western Michigan University and a MM in music education from Northwestern University. She is a Doctoral Fellow at Northwestern University. Stephanie served five years as a conductor with the Chicago Children’s Choir (CCC) where she directed the Hyde Park neighborhood choir program and many CCC in-school choirs throughout the city. Her choirs have performed at the Art Institute of Chicago, the Network of Executive Women National Awards Ceremony, and the National Guild for Community Arts Education Conference.

Sarah J. Bartolome

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Associate Professor

Sarah Bartolome is associate professor of music education at the Bienen School of Music. She previously held the position of assistant professor of music education at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She holds a BM in voice performance and music education from Ithaca College, an MM in music education with a concentration in voice performance and pedagogy from Northwestern University, and a PhD in music education from the University of Washington. Her research interests include children’s musical culture, ethnomusicology, choral culture from a global perspective, service-learning in higher education, and music teacher preparation. She has published articles in such journals as the Journal of Research in Music EducationResearch Studies in Music Education and the Music Educators Journal.

Amanda R. Draper

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Lecturer

Amanda R. Draper is a lecturer in Music Education in the Bienen School of Music. She previously taught elementary and middle school general music for 10 years, most recently for Chicago Public Schools. Her academic interests include investigating the utilization of music with diverse learners, a focus on music and autism research, and teacher preparation for special education in music. Dr. Draper holds a bachelor’s degree in music education from Coe College in Cedar Rapids IA and a master’s degree and PhD in music education from Northwestern.