The Jane Frazee Distinguished Scholar-Artist Series

The 2017 distinguished scholar-artist is Dr. Carlos Abril, Professor of Music and Director of Undergraduate Music Education at Frost School of Music at the University of Miami.

Date & Time:

Sunday, July 9, 2017
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Admission:

Free and Open to the Public. A reception will follow Dr. Abril's presentation.

Location:

University of St. Thomas
Woulfe Alumni Hall, Anderson Student Center
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN  55105

Dr. Carlos Abril

Featuring

Dr. Carlos Abril

The 2017 distinguished scholar-artist is Dr. Carlos Abril, Professor of Music and Director of Undergraduate Music Education at Frost School of Music at the University of Miami. Dr. Abril will be presenting:

Across Boundaries, Towards Wider Spaces.  
What does it mean to move across boundaries in our music teaching? How might we open wider spaces in our pedagogy and our classrooms? This session will weave conversations about music education pedagogies and philosophical orientations with active music making and learning experiences for the purpose of considering these questions.


Dr. Carlos Abril is Professor of Music and Director of Undergraduate Music Education at the Frost School of Music at the University of Miami. His research focuses on curriculum and instruction, sociocultural issues in music education, and music education policy. He has published numerous articles in research and professional Journals, as well as chapters in books. Abril co-edited the books, Teaching General Music: Approaches, Issues, & Viewpoints (Oxford University Press) and Musical Experience in Our Lives: Things We Learn and Meanings We Make (Rowman & Littlefield). He has served on the editorial boards of various journals, including the Journal of Research in Music Education and the Orff Echo. His music arrangements and instructional materials are published by World Music Press and in the Macmillan/McGraw-Hill textbook series Spotlight on Music. Prior to his appointment at the University of Miami, He served as an associate professor of music and coordinator of music education at Northwestern University. He has been honored as the Miami-Dad Public Schools Region V Teacher of the Year and with the Cervantes Outstanding Educator Award. He was recently awarded the Provost's Research Award at the University of Miami.