2022 Keynote Speakers
The 2023 Remixing General Music Date is TBD
Dr. Janet Revell Barrett
Janet Revell Barrett is Marilyn Pflederer Zimmerman Endowed Chair Emerita at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she has taught courses in philosophy, curriculum, research methods, music teacher education, and interdisciplinary approaches to the music curriculum. She has authored numerous books, chapters, and journal articles on these topics, most recently the revised edition of Constructing a Personal Orientation to Music Teaching: Growth, Inquiry, Agency with Mark Robin Campbell and Linda Thompson (Routledge, 2021). Dr. Barrett has also served on the faculty of Northwestern University and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. She is a past chair of the Society for Music Teacher Education, a co-editor of the Mountain Lake Reader, and current editor of the Bulletin for the Council of Research in Music Education.
Dr. Roy D. Magnuson
Dr. Constance L. McKoy
A native of Fayetteville, NC, Connie McKoy is Marion Stedman Covington Distinguished Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies in the UNCG School of Music, where she teaches undergraduate and graduate music education courses. She holds a BM in Music Education from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music and MM and PhD degrees from UNCG. She has 19 years of public-school teaching experience as a general music teacher, choral director, and band assistant.
Her research, which has been presented nationally and internationally, has focused on music teachers’ cross-cultural competence, and culturally responsive pedagogy in music. Her work has been published in The Journal of Research in Music Education, The Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education, Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, Music Education Research, The Journal of Music Teacher Education, and the International Journal of Music Education. She has served previously on the editorial review committees of the NAfME publications The Music Educators Journal and Update: Applications of Research in Music Education and currently, Qualitative Research in Music Education. In 2017 and 2019, she was an invited participated in the Yale Symposium on Music in Schools and contributed to the 2017 document, The Declaration on Equity in Music for City Students.
Dr. McKoy is co-author of Culturally Responsive Teaching in Music Education: From Understanding to Application, published by Routledge. She is an active clinician for state, regional, and national music education organizations, is certified in Level III of Orff Schulwerk pedagogy and has taught recorder for Levels I-III. She is a past president of the North Carolina Music Educators Association, and past chair of the Society for Music Teacher Education, an affiliated society of the National Association for Music Education.
Dr. William Patterson
Breakout Session Speakers
Jasmine Henderson is a native of Chicago, IL, and a two-time graduate from The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, earning a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Music Education with K-12 Licensure. Jasmine volunteers her time with community programs that focus on the advancement of oppressed and underserved populations and dismantling racial disparities. Currently, Jasmine is the General Music Teacher and Choir Director at Franklin STEAM Academy and is dedicated to empowering her students through music.
Dr. Adam Kruse
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