The University of Arizona Fred Fox School of Music presents: 2nd Music Education Colloquium
“Hearing Health of Music Teachers and their Students”
Presented by Karin Nolan, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor of Music Education and Coordinator of the Office of Field Experiences)
This colloquium is the second in a continuing series of lectures beginning in Fall 2017 typically taking place on the first Friday of the month. Each session features a presentation by a faculty member, student, or guest in the field of Music Education, followed by a time for questions, comments, and general discussion. These sessions are for the purposes of communicating current ideas and research, connecting with the profession, and building community among and between students and teachers in the Fred Fox School of Music, as well as the larger Tucson area.
Dr. Karin Nolan will present research related to music teachers’ hearing health and the implications for classrooms and rehearsal settings, including best practices for both the teachers and their students.
About the presenter
Karin Nolan is an Assistant Professor of Music Education at The University of Arizona, where she teaches performance and music education majors and coordinates the Office of Field Experiences and the Camerata Music Career Development Program. Prior to joining the faculty at the UA Fred Fox School of Music in 2011, Nolan taught general music, band, orchestra, and choir in Tucson-area schools. Her research includes topics related to student learning and instrument choice, technology in the music classroom, and has recently delved into the topic of music teacher health and longevity throughout their careers. Also interested in the cognitive link between music and other areas of the curriculum, Nolan has a book published through Rowman and Littlefield Education and the National Association for Music Education, entitled, Musi-Matics, and is currently publishing a second arts-integration book for teachers, entitled, Reading, Writing, and Rhythm Sticks. Her articles and research studies have been published in Journal of String Research, General Music Today, Edutopia, Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, Cadenza Music News, Arizona Music News, Teaching Music, The National Association for Music Education, Music Educators Journal, and Dreambox Learning.