Diana Dansereau

Assistant Professor of Music, Music Education | drd1@bu.edu | 617.358.4272

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Diana Dansereau

Diana R. Dansereau, Assistant Professor of Music, Music Education, specializes in early childhood and elementary music education, arts/community partnerships, orchestra education, mixed methods research, and program evaluation. Dr. Dansereau has taught courses at Penn State University and Georgia State University, and served as Assistant Director of Education & Outreach for the Pittsburgh Symphony. She taught elementary general and instrumental music in Rochester, New York, early childhood music in Georgia and Pennsylvania, and was Early Childhood Music Specialist for the Lincoln School in Providence, RI.

She collaborated with the League of American Orchestras and Georgia State University’s Center for Educational Partnerships in Music (CEPM) to coauthor an evaluation of the Ford Made in America program and evaluated and coauthored reports on the Bank of America Awards for Excellence in Orchestra Education 2006 & 2007 honorees. Dr. Dansereau has also worked with CEPM’s Sound Learning program, Creating Pride partnership, and Laboratory Learning School Network of the Music-in-Education National Consortium. She is a contributing author to the book Learning from Young Children: Research in Early Childhood Music, a contributor to Tips: The Child Voice, and has been published in conference proceedings, Perspectives: Journal of the Early Childhood Music and Movement Association, The Music Educators Journal, and Massachusetts Music News. She currently serves as Vice President and Editorial Chair of the Early Childhood Movement and Music Association and is a member of the review Board for Perspectives.

BM, Eastman School of Music; MME, The Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., Georgia State University.