Gregory DeNardoAssociate Professor of Music Education
B.S. (music education), University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; M.M. and Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
From 1986 to 1996, Dr. DeNardo was a member of the music education faculty at Bowling Green State University, where his responsibilities included teaching courses and supervising field experiences in the areas of music for special learners and elementary general music. In addition, he was coordinator of graduate studies for the College of Musical Arts for four years.
He is the assessment specialist for the Arts in Community Education (ACE) Partnership, sponsored by the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra. The National Endowment for the Arts recently awarded this endeavor $200,000, the highest amount granted to an orchestra for education purposes, and the program was chosen to be among 12 arts education programs for study by "Arts Survive," a research initiative of Arts Propel at Harvard University. In October, 1998, Dr. DeNardo planned and participated in a series of inservices for 800 teachers (classroom, art, and music specialists) of kindergarten through grade five in Milwaukee. DeNardo served as a member and chair of the curriculum and assessment committee of the Ohio Music Educators Association.
He has presented workshops and clinics at state, regional, and national meetings of MENC. His research in music cognition has been published in journals and presented at national and international music education conferences, and his most recent articles appear in Illinois Music Educator, Journal of Research in Music Education, and Psychomusicology. Dr. DeNardo is Editor of the Bulletin of the Council on Research in Music Education, published by the University of Illinois.