Nov 21, 2013

Introducing Our New Music Ed Specialist

CadenzaOne is proud to announce that Jennifer Shank, PhD, is joining our team as our Music Education Specialist.  Look for future blog posts from her with helpful advice on classroom instruction, educational research, and important pedagogical trends.


 
Jennifer Shank, C1 Music Ed Specialist


Jennifer S. Shank is the Chair of the Music Department at Tennessee Tech University.
In addition to administrative duties, she teaches courses in music education and arts
integration. Dr. Shank received her PhD in music education from the University of
Kentucky in Lexington Kentucky. Prior to her appointment at TTU, Dr. Shank has held positions at The University of Southern Mississippi, Sacred Heart Catholic School and Manassas Park High School.

 Her research focuses on the use of visual arts in music listening and adult
learners as well as integrated arts learning and has presented papers at the Mountain Lake Colloquium, the American Orff Schulwerk National Conference, International Conference on Arts and Humanities, National Symposium of Music Instruction Technology, International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations, Music Educators National Conference and the Southern Division Music Educators Conference.

She also has been a presenter at the Several State Music Educators Conferences including Georgia, Kentucky, Florida and Mississippi as well as a clinician for continuing teacher education around the state and region.