Assistant Professor of Music and Chair of Music Education Scott Edgar and Visiting Assistant Professor of Music Melissa Grady earned the only research-presenter spots at the 2015 Illinois Music Education Conference.
Teaching Associate in Music Helen Bond’s Motherland Rhythm Community has expanded their Benkadi Project beyond education. They have helped the people of Guinea with emergency relief supplies, food, electricity, water, and much more.
Lecturer in Music Helen Bond was a guest on WBEZ to discuss her not-for-profit, the Benkadi Project, which finds ways to provide clean water to people in Guinea, West Africa. Bond co-founded the organization after visiting Guinea to study traditional hand drumming and seeing firsthand that her help was needed.
Assistant Professor of Music Education Scott Edgar tells the story of the music education licensure process in his article, “Music Teacher Education at a Liberal Arts College:Perspectives Across Campus,” published April 14 in the online Journal of Music Teacher Education.