Music Education Guest Lecture Series: Dr. Bryan Powell

Tuesday, February 14, 2023 - 5:30pm
College of Music and Media Complex, Room 204G

Dr. Bryan Powell, Music Education Scholar-in-Residence, Loyola University New Orleans

Popular Music Education Pedagogy: Applications in Teaching Music

Bryan Powell is Professor of Music Education and Music Technology at Montclair State University. Prior to joining MSU, Bryan served as the Director of Higher Education for Little Kids Rock, and the Interim Director of Amp Up NYC, a partnership between Little Kids Rock and Berklee College of Music. Dr. Powell’s collegiate teaching also includes courses taught at NYU, Ithaca College, Boston University, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Slippery Rock University, Lebanon Valley College, and Bergen Community College. Bryan is the founding co-editor of Journal of Popular Music Education, a peer- reviewed, academic journal that seeks to define, delimit, debunk, disseminate, and disrupt practice and discourse in and around popular music education. Bryan currently serves as the Chair for the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) Special Research Interest Group (SRIG) in Popular Music Education, and is an International Affiliate for the UK-based organization Musical Futures. Bryan has a chapter published in the Routledge Research Companion to Popular Music Education and has book chapters accepted for publication in the forthcoming Oxford Handbook of Social Media and Music Learning and the Oxford Handbook of Philosophical and Qualitative Perspectives on Assessment in Music Education.

This event is free and open to the public.