Jay Dorfman

Assistant Professor of Music, Music Education | jdorfman@bu.edu | 617.353.8794

Room 215, 855 Commonwealth Avenue

Jay Dorfman

BM, MM, University of Miami; Ph.D. Northwestern University. Dr. Dorfman is an active presenter at local, state and national music education conferences. He has been published in several scholarly journals including The Journal of Music Teacher Education, Contributions to Music Education, The Journal of Technology in Music Learning, and Music Educators Journal. He is the President-Elect of the Technology Institute for Music Educators and also holds memberships in MENC: The National Association for Music Education, The Association for Technology in Music Instruction, and the International Society for Technology in Education. He is a technology specialist with credentials as an M-Audio M-Powered Educator and an Ambassador for Sibelius. He was a staff wind band conductor for American Music Abroad honor bands from 1998-2002, and has worked with several competitive marching band programs throughout Florida and Illinois. Prior university appointments include faculty positions at Kent State University and VanderCook College of Music and a graduate assistantship at Northwestern University. He taught high school instrumental, general, and electronic music in Broward County, Florida. His research interests include the uses of technology in music teaching and learning; instrumental music teacher education; and comprehensive and interdisciplinary approaches to music education.