Teaching Experience



University of Miami   Frost School of Music                                            (Fall 2011-present)
Professor of Music and Director of Undergraduate Music Education

Abril Classroom 9Courses Taught
Philosophy of Music Education
Music in Childhood
Cultural Diversity in Music
Qualitative Research Methods in Music
Graduate Foundations of Music Education
General Music Methods
General Music Seminar
Doctoral Seminar on Disseminating Scholarship

Northwestern University    Bienen School of Music                      (Fall 2003- Summer 2011)
Associate Professor of Music and Coordinator of Music Education

Courses TaughtClassroom
Cultural Diversity in Music Education
General Music Methods
Aesthetic Music Education
Philosophical Basis in Music Education
Student Teaching Seminar
Research and Assessment in Music Education
Music Teacher as Communicator

The Ohio State University
                                                                (Fall 2000-Summer 2003)
Teaching Assistant

Courses Taught or Co-Taught
Music Methods for the Elementary ClassroomIMG_1622
Orff Schulwerk
Teaching General Music I & II
Student Teaching Supervision


Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Olympia Heights
General-Choral Music Teacher

The Ohio State University, Childcare Center
Early Childhood Music Teacher

Chicago Public Schools, Ravenswood
Music Teacher and Director of the Global Music Workshop