Recent Faculty Accomplishments

Dr. Matt Clauhs

Recent Publications

  • Blitz, L., Clauhs, M., & Yull, D. (2016). What we don’t see when we don’t see color: Assessing school climate through the lens of race and poverty. Urban Education.

  • Clauhs, M., Cremata, R. & Whitehead, B. (2016). Co-Creating a culturally responsive music program with teachers, students, and music education researchers. School Music News: The Official Publication of the NY State School Music Association.

  • Clauhs, M. & West, C. (2016). The effects of clip-on tuners on scores of intonation. School Music News: The Official Publication of the NY State School Music Association.

 

Awards

  • 2016-2017 CFE Course Design Institute ($1,500): To implement new technologies in the freshmen level Intro to Music Education course

  • 2017 CFE Small Grant Award ($400): To create a junior faculty research and writing workshop.  

  • 2016 - 2017 NYSSMA Action Research Grant ($700): To investigate the impact of Modern Band classes at Johnson City High School in Johnson City, NY.  

 

Recent Conference Presentations

  • April 3, 2017  - Increasing Access to School Music through Modern Band Ithaca College Faculty Scholarship, Research, and Creative Inquiry Fair: Lightning Rounds Presentation 

  • West, C., Clauhs, M. & Powell, B. (2016, July). Expanding the presence of popular music in schools: Partnerships between music teacher educators, school music teachers, and a non-profit institution. Session presented at the 32nd World Conference of the International Society for Music Education, Glasgow, UK. 

  • Gulish, S., Burstein, S., Clauhs, M., & Dehner, C. (2016, July). More than repertoire: Exploring popular music strategies within the context of traditional music education settings. Session presented at the 32nd World Conference of the International Society for Music Education, Glasgow, UK. 

 

 

Dr. Radio Cremata 

Recent Articles

  • Cremata, R. (2017) Facilitation in Popular Music Education, Journal of Popular Music Education, 1(1). 

  • Cremata, R. & Powell, B. (2016) Digitally Mediated Keyboard Learning: Speed of Mastery, Level of Retention, Student Perspectives. The Journal of Music, Technology, and Education. 9(2)

  • Cremata, R.; Smith, G. D.; Pignato, J.; Powell, B. (2016). Flash Study Analysis and The Music Learning Profiles Project. Action Criticism Theory. 15(5)

  • Cremata, R. & Powell, B. (2016) Online Music Collaboration Project: Digitally Mediated, Deterritorialized Music Education. International Journal of Music Education, First Published 23 Jun 2016.

  • Clauhs, M.. Cremata, R. & Whitehead, B. (2016). Co-Creating a culturally responsive music program with teachers, students, and music education researchers. School Music News: The Official Publication of the NY State School Music Association.

  • West, C & Cremata, R. (2016) Bringing the Outside In: Blending Formal and Informal through Acts of Hospitality. Journal of Research in Music Education. 64(1) 

 

Awards

  • Dr. Cremata was also recently award the 2016 FlipGrid Hero Award Watch Video Here

  • Early Career Excellence Institute. Ithaca, College. Watch Video Here

  • Arts Education Grant: Community Arts Partnership with BOCES TST. 

 

Offices & Professional Affiliations

  • College Music Society: Northeastern Board Member

  • College Music Society: Forums: Editorial Board Music Technology

  • National Association for Music Education Council for General Music Education
  • Association of Popular Music Education

  • Little Kids Rock Higher Education Partner

  • Association for Technology in Music Instruction

  • Technology Institute for Music Educators
  • National Association for Music Educators (Florida, Texas, New York, Colorado, and California Affiliations)

 

Books and Chapters

 

Conference Presentations and Invited Lectures

  • Musical Multi-Selves – Digital Possibilities for Comprehensive Musicianship.  College Music Society and the Association for Technology in Music Instruction. San Antonio, TX 2017

  • The Schoolification and Unpopularity of Popular Music Education. Association of Popular Music Education Conference Denver, CO 2017.

  • Technologically-Mediated Musical Multi-Selfing: Implications for Comprehensive Musicianship. Association of Popular Music Education Conference Denver, CO 2017.

  • Musical Multi-Selves – Technology and Comprehensive Musicianship. Texas Music Educator's Conference, in conjunction with the Technology Institute for Music Educators, San Antonio, TX 

  • Musical Multi-Selves – Digital Possibilities for Comprehensive Musicianship.  New York State Music Educator’s Conference, Rochester, NY 

  • Integrating Technology into Popular Music Performance Ensembles, Attracting More Students to Music Education With Technology, and Digital Music in Democratic Sonic Spaces - Rethinking College Level Ensembles. A Web-Based Invited Lecture at Slippery Rock University. 

  • The Music Learning Profiles Project. Association of Popular Music Education. Boston, MA.

  • Facilitation in Popular Music Education. Association of Popular Music Education. Boston, MA

  • Breaking the Ice at Ithaca. Association of Popular Music Education. Boston, MA

  • Facilitation in Technology-Based Music Education. Texas Music Educator’s Conference in conjunction with the Technology Institute for Music Educators, San Antonio, TX.

  • Integrating Technology into Popular Music Ensembles. Texas Music Educator’s Conference in conjunction with the Technology Institute for Music Educators, San Antonio, TX.

  • Yes Dad! I Want to Major in Music: Preparing Graduates for Sustainable Musical Futures. Ithaca College Faculty Colloquium.

  • Music Technology Integration. Educational Tech Day. Ithaca College. 

  • Facilitating a Hospitable Music Education: Culturally Inclusive Models for Brick and Mortar, Afterschool, Community and Emerging Contexts. Guest Lecturer at the University of Washington. Seattle, WA.

     

Dr. Jonathan Kladder

 

 

Publications

 

       

  • Kladder, J. (2016). “Examining Musical Performance Anxiety in Young Children.” In J. Bugos (Ed.), Contemporary Research in Music Learning Across the Lifespan (pp. 11-122). Routledge.

  • Kladder J. (2017). Maschine-itivity: How I found my creativity on a digital sampling device to compose music. Journal of Music, Technology, and Education, 9(3), 289- 313.

  • Kladder, J. (2017). “I can play three instruments in one! Using the iPad in community music context.” In R. Wright, B. Younker, & C. Benyon (Eds.), 21st Century Music Education: Informal Learning and Non-Formal Teaching Approaches in School and Community Contexts (pp. 263-282). CMEA/ACME Biennial Book Series on Research to Practice. 

 

Presentations and Performances

 

  • iPad Ensemble. TedX Tampa Bay. March 29, 2017. Performance.

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  • “Music Teachers Perceptions of Creativity”. Suncoast Music Education Research

    Symposium. University of South Florida. February, 2017.

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  • “Colloquial to Understand Creativity.” University of Toronto. Toronto, ON. January, 2015.

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  • “Musical Learning Revolution.” The Brewery. London, England. October, 2015.

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  • “Learner Centered Music Instruction.” Missouri Music Educators Association

    Conference. January 28-29th, 2016.

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  • “The iPad in Live Performance.” Missouri Music Educators Association Conference. January 28th-29th, 2016. 

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  • “I can play three instruments with one!: Using the iPad in community music contexts.” Missouri Music Educators Association Conference. January 28th-29th, 2016. 

 

Dr. Sean Linfors 

Awards

  • Semifinalist for The American Prize in Conducting (Community Chorus).  http://theamericanprize.blogspot.com/2016_10_01_archive.html

 

 

Dr. James Mick

Invited Clinics

  • 2018 Texas Music Educator's Association Orchestra Division Featured Clinician

  • 2018 Ohio All-State High School Symphony Orchestra

  • 2018 Wyoming All State Orchestra Conductor

  • 2017 Florida Music Educator's Association All State Conductor

Professional Presentation

  • 2017 Double bass 101: Foundations for building strong players. Symposium presented at the
    Pennsylvania Music Educators Association Annual In-Service Conference, Erie,
    Pennsylvania (April).

  • 2017 Energize your orchestra rehearsal: Getting in touch with your inner 7th grade self. Symposium
    presented at the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association Annual In-Service
    Conference, Erie, Pennsylvania (April).

  • 2017 The effect of movement on evaluators’ perception of a performer’s musicality. Research paper
    presented with Kasia Bujag and Alice-Ann Darrow at the International Symposium
    for Research in Music Behavior (22nd Meeting), Austin, Texas (March).

  • 2016 A little pace and time: Ideas for getting the most from your orchestra rehearsals. Symposium
    presented at the New York State School Music Association Winter Conference,
    Rochester, New York (December).

  • 2016 Double bass 101: Foundations for building strong players. Symposium presented at the Music
    Educator Conference Day for the Orange County Music Educators Association,
    Central Valley, New York (November).

  • 2016 Energize your orchestra rehearsal: Getting in touch with your inner 7th grade self. Symposium
    presented at the Music Educator Conference Day for the Orange County Music
    Educators’ Association, Central Valley, New York (November).

  • 2016 A little pace and time: Ideas for getting the most from your orchestra rehearsals. Symposium
    presented at the Massachusetts Instrumental and Choral Conductors Association Summer Institute, Hopkinton, Massachusetts (July).

  • 2016 Double bass 101: Foundations for building strong players. Symposium presented at the
    Massachusetts Instrumental and Choral Conductors Association Summer Institute,
    Hopkinton, Massachusetts (July).

  • 2016 Energize your orchestra rehearsal: Getting in touch with your inner 7th grade self. Symposium
    presented at the Massachusetts Instrumental and Choral Conductors Association
    Summer Institute, Hopkinton, Massachusetts (July).

  • 2016 Spiraling curriculum: Teaching composition to K-12 string students. Symposium presented at the
    Massachusetts Instrumental and Choral Conductors Association Summer Institute,
    Hopkinton, Massachusetts (July).

  • 2016 Teaching strings 101: What you need to know. Symposium presented at the Massachusetts
    Instrumental and Choral Conductors Association Summer Institute, Hopkinton,
    Massachusetts (July).

  • 2016 Double bass 101: Foundations for building strong players. Symposium presented at the National
    American String Teachers Association Conference, Tampa, Florida (March).

Publications

  • Mick, J. P. (contract signed). Administrative duties of the music teacher. In C.
    Conway, K. Pellegrino, A. M. Stanley, & C. West (Eds.), Oxford handbook of
    preservice music teacher education in the United States (Chapter 21). Oxford,
    United Kingdom: Oxford University Press

  • Smith, B., Mick, J. P., & Alexander, M. L. (in press). The status of strings and
    orchestra programs in the United States schools. String Research Journal.

  • Pope, D. A., & Mick, J. P. (2015). An analysis of ratings assigned to string musicians’
    performances at solo and ensemble music performance assessment events.
    String Research Journal, 6, pp. 37-54.

Conducting Appointments

  • Rochester Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, Music Director

 

​Prof. Beatrice Olesko

Recent Presentations:  

  • May 23, 2017 - There and Back Again: A Doctoral Student’s Tale of the Round Trip Journey from the Classroom to the Ivory Tower.  Session presented at the Mountain Lake Colloquium for Teachers of General Music Methods in Pembroke, Virginia.​​

 

  • November 30, 2017 - Exploration, Improvisation, and Composition: Creative activités in the General music Classroom.  Session at the NYSSMA Professional Development Conference in Rochester, New York.​

 

  • December 1, 2017 - I Got a Job Teaching Elementary Music: Now What Do I Do? Sessoion at the NYSSMA Professional Development Conference in Rochester, New York.

 

Dr. Chad West

Books in contract

  • Teaching School Jazz: Perspectives, Principles and Strategies. Oxford University Press. (Edited by Chad West & Mike Titlebaum)

  • The Oxford Handbook of Music Teacher Education in the United States (Edited by Colleen Conway, Kristen Pellegrino, Ann Marie Stanley, and Chad West).

 

Recent articles 

  • West, C & Cremata, R. (2016) Bringing the Outside In: Blending Formal and Informal through Acts of Hospitality. Journal of Research in Music Education. 64(1) 

  • Dr. West also serves on the Editorial Review Boards of the Journal of Music Teacher Education and Music Educators Journal

 

Conference Presentations and Invited Lectures

  • Dr. West will be giving three invited sessions at the West Virginia MEA on the topic of popular music education.

 

 

Dr. Baruch Whitehead

Conference Presentations

  • NYSSMA Presentation: Creating Culturally Affirming Music Education for the Elementary Classroom

  • NYSSMA Presentation: Building Community through African Drumming and Dance

  • Presentation at the International Arts and Humanities Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii. Sacred Music from the African Diaspora: Field Songs, Work Songs, Negro Spirituals and Gospel

 

Invited Lectures/Workshops

  • BOCES In-Service for Classroom Teachers: Creating Affirming Classrooms

  • Vestal Middle School Workshop: African Drumming and Dance

 

Concerts

  • Artist Director for the School of Music Porgy and Bess Production

  • Director of the Annual Martin Luther King Celebration Concert

  • Director of the Bi-Annual Gospel Music Festival

  • Director Annual Black History Month Concert Link to Article

  • Artistic Director of the Dorothy Cotton Jubilee Singers: A group of community and college singers dedicated to preservation of the Negro Spiritual Link to Article

 

Offices and Professional Affiliations

  • Faculty Advisor for the National Association of Negro Musicians and Musicians of Color in the School of Music

 

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