University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

New CAS Faculty

Prof Riley

Patricia Riley

Assistant Professor of Music Education

Dr. Riley is a versatile educator, with teaching experience in instrumental, vocal, and general music at the college, high school, middle school, and elementary school levels.

Prior to coming to UVM, she served for four years on the music education faculty at the Crane School of Music, State University of New York at Potsdam. Her public school experience includes twelve years in the Poultney (VT) School District, and eight years in school districts in New Jersey.

Dr. Riley holds a D.M.A. in Music Education from Shenandoah Conservatory, a Master of Arts in Music from The College of New Jersey, and a Bachelor of Science in Music Education from West Chester University. In addition to her long affiliation with the Vermont MIDI Project, Dr. Riley has spent time in Mexico where she has conducted research on music education, and supervised students in a Spanish Immersion/Music Teaching Practicum program. She has presented papers at numerous conferences, including the 2006 MENC National Conference, the 2004 and 2006 Technology Institute for Music Educators (TI:ME) National Conferences, and the 2005 Research in Music Education (RIME) International Conference in Exeter, England. Dr. Riley's articles have appeared in such publications as Teaching Music, and Update: Applications of Research in Music Education.

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