Programs: Music Education

Alexandre Abdoulaev

Alexandre Abdoulaev is a musicologist, conductor, arranger, and jazz and classical pianist. He earned his Ph. D. in Historical Musicology at Boston University (GRS’14), and holds a BM in piano performance and an MA in Musicology from the Catholic University of America (BTR’03, BTR’06). Alexandre is currently a Professor of Music Literature at the University […]

Mark Berger

Mark Berger, composer/violinist/violist, is highly active as a performer in the Boston freelance scene and has performed with many of Boston’s finest ensembles, including the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Boston Pops Esplanade, Emmanuel Music, Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Opera Boston, and Boston Lyric Opera. An avid chamber musician, he is a member of Music at Eden’s […]

Diana Dansereau

Diana R. Dansereau, Assistant Professor of Music, Music Education is dedicated to enriching the musical lives of young children. She demonstrates this by researching music learning in early childhood; implementing innovative musical experiences in early childhood and elementary settings; working with pre- and in-service music teachers to critically analyze research and practice; serving professional organizations […]

André de Quadros

André de Quadros studied violin with Adrian de Mello and conducting with Joachim Buehler and Robert Rosen. Received DAAD scholarship 1979–1980 for study at the Universität Mozarteum Salzburg. He holds artistic directorships in the following four organizations: Aswatuna – Arab Choral Festival; the Bali International Choir Festival, Indonesia; the London International Music Festival; and CONDUCTING 21C-Musical Leadership […]

John Genovese

John Genovese has been involved with BU Online Music Education Program since its inception in 2005, serving as a facilitator and instructor, and developing the music theory tutorial. He has served as a Teaching Assistant at Boston University, UC–San Diego, and the Boston University Tanglewood Institute, where he was also Assistant Administrative Director from 2000 […]

Andrew Goodrich

Dr. Goodrich is active internationally conducting workshops and presenting research at symposia and conferences. He has published articles and reviews in the Journal of Research in Music Education, Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education, Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, Jazz Education Journal, International Trumpet Guild Journal, in proceedings from various conferences, […]

Karin S. Hendricks

Karin Hendricks joined the Boston University faculty in 2015, with previous faculty appointments at the University of Illinois and Ball State University.  She has taught courses in instrumental music education, research, sociology and psychology of music, music and social justice, and contemporary and alternative approaches to music learning.  Dr. Hendricks has served in state, national, […]

Fred Kersten

Dr. Fred Kersten is currently and has been an Online Graduate Facilitator for Boston University for over seven years. He works with graduate music education majors around the world who are completing their masters and doctoral degrees in music education. Fred holds five degrees in music and music education. He received the B.S. and M […]

David Kjar

In addition to being an online instructor for Boston University, performance-studies scholar and natural trumpet player David Kjar is Assistant Professor of Music History at Roosevelt University, where he teaches in the Chicago College of Performing Arts. He has performed and recorded with early-music ensembles in Europe and South and North America. After receiving his […]

Ronald P. Kos, Jr.

Dr. Kos is the coordinator of the graduate teacher licensure program. He teaches graduate courses in Psychology & Sociology and Research Methods and undergraduate courses including Instrumental Lab and Introduction to Music Education, in addition to supervising student teachers. Prior to his appointment at Boston University, he taught undergraduate courses in music education at the University […]