2015-present   Western University

2011-2015       Florida International University

2001-2011       Westminster Choir College of Rider University,

1997-1998       University of Rio de Janeiro – UNIRIO

Adjunct faculty

1999-2006      John Witherspoon Middle School, Princeton, NJ  

6th, 7th , 8thgrades general and choral

1999 to 2000   Hopewell Public School District, NJ

High school choral and Music Theater

1995-1997       Andrews School, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Middle and high school, general & choral

Classes Taught


Qualitative Research in Music Education

Theories in Music Education

Policy and Curriculum in Music Education

Teaching and Learning in High Diversity

Capstone Project Course

Curriculum and Teaching in Music (online)

History and Philosophy of Music Education (onsite and online)

Hip Hop Culture in the Classroom

Teaching in Higher Education

Seminar in Music Education

Teaching Music in the 21stCentury

Research Design in Music Education


Foundations of Music Learning (new courses in 2004 and 2012);

Teaching through Technology in Secondary Schools;

Student teaching Seminar;

Critical Pedagogy and the Urban Classroom (new course in 2006)

Sociology of Music and Education (online & live. new course in 2007);

Reflective Pedagogies in the Classroom (Honors Program. New course – 2009);

Assessment in Music Learning (Developed online course – 2008)

Guest Instructor

Music for the Elementary Classroom Teacher

Cultural & Social Foundations of Education


Guest Lecturer

2018      Sibelius Academy, Helsinki University of the Arts

2017      Bremen University, Germany

2016      University of Toronto

2016      National Normal University of Taiwan

2016      Universidad de Valle, Guatemala

2016      Shanghai Music Merchants Show, China

2016      OISE, Curriculum and Instruction Department, University of Toronto

2015      Universidad de Valle, Guatemala

2015      University of Miami

2014      Arizona State University

2014      Eastern Illinois University

2013      Penn State University, (online)

2013      Universidad Nacional del Chile, Santiago, Chile

2013      Universidad del Vale, Guatemala

2013      Sibelius Academy, Finland

2013      University of Miami

2012      University of Michigan, Carrigan Lecture

2012      Boston University

2012      Sibelius Academy, Finland

2011      Örebro University, Sweden

2011      National University of Brasilia, Brazil

2011      University of Toronto

2010      Sibelius Academy, Finland

2009      Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

2009      Federal University of Bahia, Brazil

2008      Rider University Provost Faculty Series

2008      Boston University

2008      OISE, Graduate School of Education, University of Toronto

2007      Teachers College, Columbia University

2006      Federal University of Santa Maria, UFSM, Brazil

2005      New York University

2005      Oakland University, MI, November 2005

2004      University of the Arts, PA


2016   Chihuahua Webinar: Music Education and Cultural Policy Today.

2015    CMS Webinar: Music and the Third Sector: The Role of the Non-governmental           Organizations in Music and Education in Latin America. Archived CMS Website: http://symposium.music.org/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&id=10851:cms-webinar-series-latin-american-music-and-musicians-ii-a-webinar-series-for-tertiary-level-teachers&Itemid=126