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Lori-Anne Dolloff is Associate Professor of Music Education at the University of Toronto, where she teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in children’s music, choral conducting and narrative research.  Her current research focus is teacher identity and higher education.

Elizabeth Gould serves as Associate Professor of Music Education at the University of Toronto where she teaches courses in music education philosophy, foundations, curriculum, and postmodernisms. Her research interests include gender and performativity in the context of feminisms and poststructural theories.

Julian Humphreys
is a PhD student in Music Education at the University of Toronto, with interests in the philosophy of music and music education, postmodernism, gender studies and literary theory.

Roberta Lamb is Associate Professor & Chair of Undergraduate Studies at the School of Music, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, where she also holds cross-appointments to Women's Studies and the Faculty of Education.  She is a founding member of Gender Research in Music Education (GRIME).  Her research interests have focused on feminist theories and music education, with a particular interest in difference in music education.  Recently she has undertaken studies on the life and work of Ruth Crawford Seeger.

Robb MacKay is a professional musician and music teacher in Kingston, Ontario.  Among other things, he is currently an M.Ed. candidate at Queen's University at Kingston, working with Dr. Roberta Lamb.  The working title of Robb's thesis is "Personal and professional traits of female pop musicians in Canada."

A graduate of Brandon University, Costa Rican bassoonist and choral educator Guillermo Rosabal-Coto has taught music education foundations, methods, and research at the University of Costa Rica for nearly one decade. He has served in various arts management positions at the National Symphony Orchestra and National Opera of Costa Rica, lectured extensively on the nature and value of music, and presented choral techniques workshops across the country.

Janet Spring has taught elementary music education from junior kindergarten through grade eight with the Simcoe County District School Board for twenty-seven years.  She has taught vocal music as well as instrumental music and directed a sixty-member elementary school marching band, which performs in community parades and functions across Southern Ontario.  Janet has recently completed her Masters in Music Education at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Music.  She is studying rural music education and the impact that urban expansion is having on small community schools.

Janice Waldron is Assistant Professor of Music at University of Windsor in Windsor, Ontario.  Her research interests include adult learning strategies and traditional music.  She is also a practicing traditional Irish musician, playing uillean pipes and tin whistle.



 

 

 

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