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Custodero, Lori
Associate Professor of Music Education
Program Coordinator
Arts & Humanities
212-678-3467

Office:
518 HMann

Educational Background

Bachelor of Music, University of Redlands

 M.A., California State University

 D.M.A., University of Southern California

Scholarly Interests

Music in the lives of young children and families.
Contextual influences on music learning.
Musical engagement and development.

Selected Publications

Custodero, L. A. Britto, P. R., & Brooks-Gunn, J. (2003).  Musical lives: A collective portrait of American families. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 24(5). 553-572.

Custodero, L. A., & Johnson Green, E. A. (2003). Passing the cultural torch: Musical experience and musical parenting of infants. Journal of Research in Music Education, 51(2), 102-114.

Custodero, L. A. (2003). Perceptions of challenge: A longitudinal investigation of children's music learning. Arts and Learning, 19, 23-53.

Custodero, L. A. (2002).  The musical lives of young children: Inviting, seeking, initiating. Journal of Zero-to-Three. 23(1), 4-9.

Custodero, L. A., Britto, P. R., & Xin, T. (2002).  From Mozart to Motown, lullabies to love songs: A preliminary report on the Parents Use of Music with Infants Survey. Journal of Zero-to-Three 23(1), 41-46.

Custodero, L. (2002). Seeking challenge, finding skill: Flow experience in music education. Arts Education and Policy Review, 103 (3), 3-9.

Custodero, L. & Williams, L. (2000). Music for everyone: Creating contexts for possibility in early childhood education. Early Childhood Connections, 6 (4) 36-43.

Custodero, L.  (1998).  Observing flow in young people's music learning.  General Music Today, 12 (1), 21-27.

Csikszentmihalyi, M. & Custodero, L. A. (2002). Forward. In T. Sullivan & L. Willingham, Eds.  Creativity and music education (pp xiv-xvi). Edmonton: Canadian Music Educators' Association.

American Educational Research Association               

American Orff Schulwerk Association

College Music Society

European Society for Cognition in Music

International Association for Jazz Education

International Society for Music Education

National Association for Music Education (MENC)

National Association for the Education of Young Children

Society for Education, Music, and Psychology Research

Zero-to-Three

Dr. Lori Custodero, Associate Professor of Music and Music Education, has established an Early Childhood Music concentration at Teachers College that integrates pedagogy and research through both theory and practice. Her background includes degrees in piano performance and music theory: her doctorate in music education is from the University of Southern California.

Prof. Custodero's research has focused on children from infancy through preadolescence, and adults as musicians, teachers, and parents. She has presented and published on issues of musical challenge, engagement, and meaning in classrooms, playgrounds, and family settings; recent titles include "Singing Practices in Ten Families" and "Passing the Cultural Torch: Musical Experience and Musical Parenting of Infants" (Journal for Research in Music Education);  "Observational Indicators of Flow Experience: A Developmental Perspective of Musical Engagement in Young Children from Infancy to School Age" (Music Education Research); and "'Being With': The Resonant Legacy of Childhood's Creative Aesthetic" (Journal of Aesthetic Education).

A guest editor for a 2002 issue of the Journal of Zero to Three entitled "The Musical Lives of Babies and Families," Prof. Custodero has served in various professional leadership roles including Co-Chair of the Music Educators National Conference's Special Research Interest Group for Early Childhood. She recently finished a 6-year term as North American representative on the International Society for Music Education's Early Childhood Commission during which time she chaired seminars in Barcelona and Taipei. Interested in international issues of music education, she currently is involved in two projects, one involving flow experience and music teachers in Greece, and the other, a multi-national study on the spontaneous musical behaviors of young children. In addition to regular presentations at international conferences, Prof. Custodero has accepted invitations to speak in Australia, Greece, Crete, Portugal, England, Finland, and Taiwan.

In addition to the international work, Prof. Custodero has developed music programs with many local institutions in New York City, including Jazz at Lincoln Center, the New York Philharmonic, the Midori Foundation, and Columbia Head Start.

New York State School Music Association Featured Researcher                        2005

Outstanding Teacher Award                                                                                        2004-2005

Teachers College Faculty Diversity Research Award                                            2002

Distinguished Alumni Award, University of Redlands, Phi Beta Kappa              2001

Outstanding Music Education Doctorate, University of Southern California      1998

Pi Kappa Lambda Award, University of Southern California                                 1996,1998

Magna Cum Laude, California State University, Northridge                                 1987

Magna Cum Laude, University of Redlands                                                            1980

Pi Kappa Lambda Honor Society                                                                              1979



Fall 2013
Tuesday 4-5pm; 7-8pm
Wednesday 3:30-4:30 

Refereed Articles

Custodero, L. A.  & Hafteck, L. C. (2008)  Harmonizing research, practice, and policy in early childhood music: A
chorus of international voices (part 2). Arts Education Policy and Review, 109 (3), 3-8.

Custodero, L.A. & Johnson-Green, E. A. (2008). Caregiving in counterpoint: Reciprocal influences in the
musical parenting of younger and older infants. Early Childhood Development and Care, 178 (1), 15-39.

Custodero, L. A. (2007).  Harmonizing research, practice, and policy in early childhood music: A chorus of
international voices (part 1). Arts Education Policy and Review, 109 (2), 3-6.

Custodero, L. A. (2007). Origins and expertise in the musical improvisations of adults and children: A
phenomenological study of content and process. British Journal of Music Education, 24(1), 77-98.

Custodero, L.A. (2006). Singing practices in 10 families with young children. Journal of Research in
 Music Education, 54(1), 37-56.

Nardo, R. L., Custodero, L. A., Fox, D. B., & Persellin, D.  (2006).  Looking back and looking forward: A
report of standards-based music practices in US preschools. Journal of Research in Music Education,54(4, 278-292.

Custodero, L. (2005, December 1). Making sense of “Making Special”: Art and Intimacy in musical lives and
educational practice. International Journal of Education & the Arts, 6(15). Retrieved [December 6, 2005] from http://ijea.asu.edu/v6n15/.

Custodero, L.A. (2005). Being with: The resonant legacy of childhood’s creative aesthetic. Journal of Aesthetic
Education.39(2), 36-57.

Custodero, L. A. (2005). Observable indicators of flow experience: A developmental perspective of musical
engagement in young children from infancy to school age. Music Education Research, 7(2), 185-209.

Custodero, L. A., & Neumann, A. (2005). Introduction. Aesthetic lives: Teaching and learning as creative work. 
Journal of Aesthetic Education. 39(2), 34-35.

Custodero, L. A. Britto, P. R., & Brooks-Gunn, J. (2003).  Musical lives: A collective portrait of American families.
Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 24(5). 553-572.

Custodero, L. A., & Johnson Green, E. A. (2003). Passing the cultural torch: Musical experience and musical
parenting of infants. Journal of Research in Music Education, 51(2), 102-114.

Custodero, L. A. (2003). Perspectives on challenge: A longitudinal investigation of children’s music learning. Arts
and Learning, 19, 23-53.

Custodero, L. A. (2002a). Seeking challenge, finding skill: Flow experience in music education. Arts Education and Policy Review, 103 (3), 3-9.

Custodero, L. & Williams, L. (2000). Music for everyone: Creating contexts for possibility in early childhood
education. Early Childhood Connections, 6 (4) 36-43.

Custodero, L.  (1999a).  Constructing musical understandings: The flow-cognition interface [Extended Abstract]. 
Bulletin for the Council of Research in Music Education, 142, 79-80.

Custodero, L.  (1998).  Observing flow in young children's music learning.  General Music Today, 12 (1), 21-27.


Non-refereed Articles: Research/practice/policy Audience

Custodero, L. A. (2002b). The musical lives of young children: Inviting, seeking, initiating. Journal of Zero-to-
Three. 23(1), 4-9.

Custodero, L. A., Britto, P. R., & Xin, T. (2002).  From Mozart to Motown, lullabies to love songs: A preliminary
report on the Parents Use of Music with Infants Survey. Journal of Zero-to-Three 23(1), 41-46.
 
Johnson-Green, E. & Custodero, L.A. (2002). Toddler top 40: Musical preferences of babies, toddlers, and their
parents. Journal of Zero-to-Three, 23(1), 47-48.

Custodero, L. A. (2001). Intersections: Musical experiences and the science of early childhood development. The
Grammy Foundation. Retrieved November 11, 2001, on the World Wide Web: http://www.grammy.com/features/foundation/0107.html.

Non-refereed Articles: Practitioner Audience

Custodero, L. A. (2007). Responding to the ecologies of music making in early childhood. The Orff Echo. 39(3), 45-48.

Custodero, L.A. (2005c). Of monuments and mosaics: The ISME Early Childhood Conference. Early Childhood
Connections, 11(1), 6-9.

Custodero, L. A. (2003, Winter). Rhythm and relationships: Music in the lives of children. Birth Through 5 News, 5,
 1-3.

Custodero, L.  (1999b).  Mozart, the muse, and the mind: What the current research tells us.  The Orff Echo, 31 (4),
34,36,38.  Reprinted in (2000) The Orff Beat, Orff Schulwerk Society of South Africa, 29 (1), 35, 37-40.

Custodero, L. (1997). Seeing with the heart: An interview with Mary Louise Reilly Knoblauch. California Music
Education Association News. 51 (1), 14-15, 18.

Custodero, L.  (1996). Context and discovery: Rethinking the nature of creativity.  The Orff Echo, 28 (4), 37-39.


Book Sections

Custodero, L.A. (in press). Intimacy and reciprocity in improvisatory musical performance: Pedagogical lessons
from adult artists and young children.  In S. Malloch and C. Trevarthen, Eds., Communicative musicality, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Custodero, L.A. (in press). Musical portraits, Musical pathways: Stories of meaning making in the lives of six families.  In Kerchner, J. and Abril, C. (in press) Music learning and teaching throughout our lives. New York: Rowman and Littlefield.

Custodero, L. A. (2007). The resonant legacies of childhood, in G. Kugiumutzakis (ed.), Sympantiki Armonia, Musike kai Epistimi, Ston Miki Theodoraki (Universal harmony, music and science , in honor of Mikis Theodorakis (pp. 333-346). Herakleion: Crete University Press.

Custodero, L.A. & St. John, P.A. (2007). Actions speak: Lessons learned from the systematic observation
of  flow experience in young children’s music making.  In K. Smithrim, Ed., Listen to their voices: Research
and practice in early childhood music (pp. 2-18). Toronto: Canadian Music Educators' Association.

Custodero, L.A. (2005). Buscando desafios, encontrando habilidades: A experiência de fluxo e a educação
musical. In: B.S. Ilari (Org.) Música, cognição e desenvolvimento (pp. 247-260) Campinas, SP, Brazil: Editora da Unicamp.

Custodero, L.A. (2005). What we know about learning. Teacher tips. Performance ideas. In Spotlight on music, Pre-K teacher’s guide. Macmillan/McGraw-Hill: New York.

Csikszentmihalyi, M. & Custodero, L. A. (2002). Forward. In T. Sullivan & L. Willingham, Eds.,  Creativity and
 music education (pp xiv-xvi). Edmonton: Canadian Music Educators' Association.


Conference Proceedings

Custodero, L. A. (in press). If you listen:  Flow as educative experience. Proceedings for Cerebral Palsy Greece
International Symposium, “Education: A Determining Factor in the Life of Every Human Being.” Athens, Greece: Cerebral Palsy Greece.

Custodero, L. A. & Stamou, L. (2006). Engaging classrooms: Flow indicators as tools for pedagogical transformation.
Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition. Bologna, Italy: Bononia University Press.

Custodero, L.A., Chen, J.J., Lin, Y.C., & Lee, K. (2006). One day in Taipei: In touch with children’s spontaneous music
making. Proceedings of the International Society for Music Education Early Childhood Commission Seminar, “Touched by Discovery” (pp. 84-91). Taipei, Taiwan: International Society for Music Education.

Custodero, L.A. (Ed.) (2004). Proceedings for Els Móns Musical dels Infants (The Musical Worlds of Children).
Barcelona, Spain: International Society for Music Education.

Custodero, L. A. (2002). Connecting with the musical moment: Observations of flow experience in preschool-aged
children. In S. E. Holgersen (Ed.), Proceedings of the International Society for Music Education Early Childhood Commission Seminar, “Musical Connections.” Copenhagen, Denmark: International Society for Music Education.

Custodero, L. A. (2000). Engagement and experience: a model for the study of children's musical cognition. In G. L. C. Woods, R. Brochard, F. Seddon, & J. A. & Sloboda (Eds.), Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition (pp. 683-690). Keele, UK: Keele University Department of Psychology.

Book Reviews

Custodero, L. A. (2004). [Review of the book Music for the under-fours]. Music Education Research, 6(2), 233- 236.

Custodero, L.  (1998).  [Review of the book Musical beginnings: Origins and development of musical competence].  Early Childhood Connections, 4 (2), 47-49.

Custodero, L.  (1997).  [Review of the book Sound choices: Guiding your child's musical experiences ]. American
Music Teacher, 46 (3), 54.

Custodero, L. (1996). [Review of the book Music matters]. American Music Teacher, 45 (4), 63-4.

Custodero, L.  (1996). [Review of the book Music in childhood].  American Music Teacher, 45 (3), 64-5.

Research Reports

Custodero, L. A., Greher, G. R., & Shrut, B. C. (2004). Review of The Dalton School's music program, K-12. New York: The Dalton School.

Custodero, L. A., Britto, P. R., Xin, T., Johnson Green, E., Sheu, L. & Littleton, D. (2002). Final report on the Parents Use of Music with Infants Survey Project. New York, NY: Teachers College, Columbia University, Department of Arts and Humanities.

Custodero, L.A. (2002). Preliminary report on the Parents Use of Music with Infants Survey project. New York, NY: Teachers College, Columbia University, Department of Arts and Humanities.

Additional  Scholarly Products

Custodero, L A.. & Littleton, D. (2001). Sounds, stories, and symbols: A developmental sequence for teaching musical expression.  Public Broadcasting Company. Available: http://www.pbs.org/wnet/dancin/resources/lesson_plans.html.

Custodero, L. A. (2000). Introduction and liner notes.  On Smart symphonies [CD].  Los Angeles: The Grammy
Foundation.

Custodero, L. A. (1997).  Kettle Moraine kindergarten project: Treatment design guidelines.  In Great expectations for
children and learning, Wales, WI: School District of Kettle Moraine.

Custodero, L. (2000). Contributing author in S. H. Kenney and D. Persellin (Eds.), Designing Music Environments for Early Childhood.  Reston, VA: Music Educators National Conference.

Custodero, L.  (1995). Contributing author in W. L. Sims (Ed.), Strategies for Teaching Prekindergarten Music. 
Reston, VA.: Music Educators National Conference.


Theses

Custodero, L.  (1997).  An observational study of flow experience in young children's music  learning.  Unpublished
doctoral dissertation, University of Southern California, Los Angeles.

Custodero, L.  (1987).  In search of a method: A comparative analysis of four Strauss songs, Op. 27.  Unpublished
masters’ thesis, California State University, Northridge, Northridge, CA.

Custodero, L.  (1979).  For every action ... A consideration of motion and countermotion in Hector Berlioz' Nuits
 d'Ete.  Unpublished undergraduate thesis, University of Redlands, Redlands, CA.

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/articles/2013/june/looking-beyond-the-frame/

2010-11: The Year of Research at TC

President Fuhrman outlines the 2010--11 school year as TC's "Year of Research"

/articles/2010/november/2010-11-the-year-of-research-at-tc/

The State of the College: It's the Year of Research at TC

TC's President says there has never been a more opportune moment to focus on evidence-based solutions in education writ large

/articles/2010/october/the-state-of-the-college--its-the-year-of-research-at-tc/

Communicating with Infants and Toddlers through Music

Once a week, Custodero and her students meet with two separate age groups of children, infants and toddlers. In this setting, research intersects with practice as students and faculty members work directly with the children, watch them from the observation room and videotape the class for future study.

/media-center/highlights/communicating-with-infants-and-toddlers-through-music/

WeBop!

Academic Festival 2013 Session

/articles/2013/april/webop/

She Bops!

Whether through Jazz at Lincoln Center or at TC's Rita Gold Center, Lori Custodero practices a teaching style that's is all about tuning into kids

/articles/2012/august/she-bops/
/articles/2012/april/tcs-lori-custodero-argues-that-children-make-their-own-musi/

Academic Festival III: The Sessions

Presentations at TC's Academic Festival focused on topics ranging from creativity to nutrition to the study of genocide

/articles/2011/may/academic-festival-iii-the-sessions/

Employee News

Welcoming new employees, and celebrating promotions and long-term staff anniversaries.

/articles/2011/february/employee-news/

Staffing News

Welcoming new employees, and celebrating promotions and long-term staff anniversaries

/articles/2010/december/staffing-news/

TC Launches $300 Million Fundraising Campaign for the Future

Speaking to an audience of some 600 alumni, faculty, students and friends of TC at the Apollo Theater, TC President Susan Fuhrman put the finishing touches on a yearlong celebration of the College's founding and announced a $300 million fundraising campaign

/articles/2014/january/tc-launches-300-million-fundraising-campaign-for-the-future/

Five by the Faculty

It's been a busy publishing year on West 120th Street. In the following round-up, Inside looks at five new books by TC faculty, on topics ranging from the intricacies of music education to the mechanics of school reform.

/articles/2010/january/five-by-the-faculty/

Looking Beyond The Frame

As schools cut back on arts programs, parents and district leaders embrace partnerships with outside cultural organizations. But are kids really learning anything about art?

/articles/2013/june/looking-beyond-the-frame/

2010-11: The Year of Research at TC

President Fuhrman outlines the 2010--11 school year as TC's "Year of Research"

/articles/2010/november/2010-11-the-year-of-research-at-tc/

The State of the College: It's the Year of Research at TC

TC's President says there has never been a more opportune moment to focus on evidence-based solutions in education writ large

/articles/2010/october/the-state-of-the-college--its-the-year-of-research-at-tc/

Communicating with Infants and Toddlers through Music

Once a week, Custodero and her students meet with two separate age groups of children, infants and toddlers. In this setting, research intersects with practice as students and faculty members work directly with the children, watch them from the observation room and videotape the class for future study.

/media-center/highlights/communicating-with-infants-and-toddlers-through-music/

WeBop!

Academic Festival 2013 Session

/articles/2013/april/webop/

She Bops!

Whether through Jazz at Lincoln Center or at TC's Rita Gold Center, Lori Custodero practices a teaching style that's is all about tuning into kids

/articles/2012/august/she-bops/
/articles/2012/april/tcs-lori-custodero-argues-that-children-make-their-own-musi/

Academic Festival III: The Sessions

Presentations at TC's Academic Festival focused on topics ranging from creativity to nutrition to the study of genocide

/articles/2011/may/academic-festival-iii-the-sessions/

Employee News

Welcoming new employees, and celebrating promotions and long-term staff anniversaries.

/articles/2011/february/employee-news/

Staffing News

Welcoming new employees, and celebrating promotions and long-term staff anniversaries

/articles/2010/december/staffing-news/

TC Launches $300 Million Fundraising Campaign for the Future

Speaking to an audience of some 600 alumni, faculty, students and friends of TC at the Apollo Theater, TC President Susan Fuhrman put the finishing touches on a yearlong celebration of the College's founding and announced a $300 million fundraising campaign

/articles/2014/january/tc-launches-300-million-fundraising-campaign-for-the-future/

Five by the Faculty

It's been a busy publishing year on West 120th Street. In the following round-up, Inside looks at five new books by TC faculty, on topics ranging from the intricacies of music education to the mechanics of school reform.

/articles/2010/january/five-by-the-faculty/

Looking Beyond The Frame

As schools cut back on arts programs, parents and district leaders embrace partnerships with outside cultural organizations. But are kids really learning anything about art?

/articles/2013/june/looking-beyond-the-frame/

2010-11: The Year of Research at TC

President Fuhrman outlines the 2010--11 school year as TC's "Year of Research"

/articles/2010/november/2010-11-the-year-of-research-at-tc/

The State of the College: It's the Year of Research at TC

TC's President says there has never been a more opportune moment to focus on evidence-based solutions in education writ large

/articles/2010/october/the-state-of-the-college--its-the-year-of-research-at-tc/

Communicating with Infants and Toddlers through Music

Once a week, Custodero and her students meet with two separate age groups of children, infants and toddlers. In this setting, research intersects with practice as students and faculty members work directly with the children, watch them from the observation room and videotape the class for future study.

/media-center/highlights/communicating-with-infants-and-toddlers-through-music/

WeBop!

Academic Festival 2013 Session

/articles/2013/april/webop/

She Bops!

Whether through Jazz at Lincoln Center or at TC's Rita Gold Center, Lori Custodero practices a teaching style that's is all about tuning into kids

/articles/2012/august/she-bops/
/articles/2012/april/tcs-lori-custodero-argues-that-children-make-their-own-musi/

Academic Festival III: The Sessions

Presentations at TC's Academic Festival focused on topics ranging from creativity to nutrition to the study of genocide

/articles/2011/may/academic-festival-iii-the-sessions/

Employee News

Welcoming new employees, and celebrating promotions and long-term staff anniversaries.

/articles/2011/february/employee-news/

Staffing News

Welcoming new employees, and celebrating promotions and long-term staff anniversaries

/articles/2010/december/staffing-news/

TC Launches $300 Million Fundraising Campaign for the Future

Speaking to an audience of some 600 alumni, faculty, students and friends of TC at the Apollo Theater, TC President Susan Fuhrman put the finishing touches on a yearlong celebration of the College's founding and announced a $300 million fundraising campaign

/articles/2014/january/tc-launches-300-million-fundraising-campaign-for-the-future/

Five by the Faculty

It's been a busy publishing year on West 120th Street. In the following round-up, Inside looks at five new books by TC faculty, on topics ranging from the intricacies of music education to the mechanics of school reform.

/articles/2010/january/five-by-the-faculty/

Looking Beyond The Frame

As schools cut back on arts programs, parents and district leaders embrace partnerships with outside cultural organizations. But are kids really learning anything about art?

/articles/2013/june/looking-beyond-the-frame/

2010-11: The Year of Research at TC

President Fuhrman outlines the 2010--11 school year as TC's "Year of Research"

/articles/2010/november/2010-11-the-year-of-research-at-tc/

The State of the College: It's the Year of Research at TC

TC's President says there has never been a more opportune moment to focus on evidence-based solutions in education writ large

/articles/2010/october/the-state-of-the-college--its-the-year-of-research-at-tc/

Communicating with Infants and Toddlers through Music

Once a week, Custodero and her students meet with two separate age groups of children, infants and toddlers. In this setting, research intersects with practice as students and faculty members work directly with the children, watch them from the observation room and videotape the class for future study.

/media-center/highlights/communicating-with-infants-and-toddlers-through-music/

WeBop!

Academic Festival 2013 Session

/articles/2013/april/webop/

She Bops!

Whether through Jazz at Lincoln Center or at TC's Rita Gold Center, Lori Custodero practices a teaching style that's is all about tuning into kids

/articles/2012/august/she-bops/
/articles/2012/april/tcs-lori-custodero-argues-that-children-make-their-own-musi/

Academic Festival III: The Sessions

Presentations at TC's Academic Festival focused on topics ranging from creativity to nutrition to the study of genocide

/articles/2011/may/academic-festival-iii-the-sessions/

Employee News

Welcoming new employees, and celebrating promotions and long-term staff anniversaries.

/articles/2011/february/employee-news/

Staffing News

Welcoming new employees, and celebrating promotions and long-term staff anniversaries

/articles/2010/december/staffing-news/

TC Launches $300 Million Fundraising Campaign for the Future

Speaking to an audience of some 600 alumni, faculty, students and friends of TC at the Apollo Theater, TC President Susan Fuhrman put the finishing touches on a yearlong celebration of the College's founding and announced a $300 million fundraising campaign

/articles/2014/january/tc-launches-300-million-fundraising-campaign-for-the-future/

Five by the Faculty

It's been a busy publishing year on West 120th Street. In the following round-up, Inside looks at five new books by TC faculty, on topics ranging from the intricacies of music education to the mechanics of school reform.

/articles/2010/january/five-by-the-faculty/

Looking Beyond The Frame

As schools cut back on arts programs, parents and district leaders embrace partnerships with outside cultural organizations. But are kids really learning anything about art?

/articles/2013/june/looking-beyond-the-frame/

2010-11: The Year of Research at TC

President Fuhrman outlines the 2010--11 school year as TC's "Year of Research"

/articles/2010/november/2010-11-the-year-of-research-at-tc/

The State of the College: It's the Year of Research at TC

TC's President says there has never been a more opportune moment to focus on evidence-based solutions in education writ large

/articles/2010/october/the-state-of-the-college--its-the-year-of-research-at-tc/

Communicating with Infants and Toddlers through Music

Once a week, Custodero and her students meet with two separate age groups of children, infants and toddlers. In this setting, research intersects with practice as students and faculty members work directly with the children, watch them from the observation room and videotape the class for future study.

/media-center/highlights/communicating-with-infants-and-toddlers-through-music/

WeBop!

Academic Festival 2013 Session

/articles/2013/april/webop/

She Bops!

Whether through Jazz at Lincoln Center or at TC's Rita Gold Center, Lori Custodero practices a teaching style that's is all about tuning into kids

/articles/2012/august/she-bops/
/articles/2012/april/tcs-lori-custodero-argues-that-children-make-their-own-musi/

Academic Festival III: The Sessions

Presentations at TC's Academic Festival focused on topics ranging from creativity to nutrition to the study of genocide

/articles/2011/may/academic-festival-iii-the-sessions/

Employee News

Welcoming new employees, and celebrating promotions and long-term staff anniversaries.

/articles/2011/february/employee-news/

Staffing News

Welcoming new employees, and celebrating promotions and long-term staff anniversaries

/articles/2010/december/staffing-news/

TC Launches $300 Million Fundraising Campaign for the Future

Speaking to an audience of some 600 alumni, faculty, students and friends of TC at the Apollo Theater, TC President Susan Fuhrman put the finishing touches on a yearlong celebration of the College's founding and announced a $300 million fundraising campaign

/articles/2014/january/tc-launches-300-million-fundraising-campaign-for-the-future/

Five by the Faculty

It's been a busy publishing year on West 120th Street. In the following round-up, Inside looks at five new books by TC faculty, on topics ranging from the intricacies of music education to the mechanics of school reform.

/articles/2010/january/five-by-the-faculty/

Looking Beyond The Frame

As schools cut back on arts programs, parents and district leaders embrace partnerships with outside cultural organizations. But are kids really learning anything about art?

/articles/2013/june/looking-beyond-the-frame/

2010-11: The Year of Research at TC

President Fuhrman outlines the 2010--11 school year as TC's "Year of Research"

/articles/2010/november/2010-11-the-year-of-research-at-tc/

The State of the College: It's the Year of Research at TC

TC's President says there has never been a more opportune moment to focus on evidence-based solutions in education writ large

/articles/2010/october/the-state-of-the-college--its-the-year-of-research-at-tc/

Communicating with Infants and Toddlers through Music

Once a week, Custodero and her students meet with two separate age groups of children, infants and toddlers. In this setting, research intersects with practice as students and faculty members work directly with the children, watch them from the observation room and videotape the class for future study.

/media-center/highlights/communicating-with-infants-and-toddlers-through-music/

WeBop!

Academic Festival 2013 Session

/articles/2013/april/webop/

She Bops!

Whether through Jazz at Lincoln Center or at TC's Rita Gold Center, Lori Custodero practices a teaching style that's is all about tuning into kids

/articles/2012/august/she-bops/
/articles/2012/april/tcs-lori-custodero-argues-that-children-make-their-own-musi/

Academic Festival III: The Sessions

Presentations at TC's Academic Festival focused on topics ranging from creativity to nutrition to the study of genocide

/articles/2011/may/academic-festival-iii-the-sessions/

Employee News

Welcoming new employees, and celebrating promotions and long-term staff anniversaries.

/articles/2011/february/employee-news/

Staffing News

Welcoming new employees, and celebrating promotions and long-term staff anniversaries

/articles/2010/december/staffing-news/

TC Launches $300 Million Fundraising Campaign for the Future

Speaking to an audience of some 600 alumni, faculty, students and friends of TC at the Apollo Theater, TC President Susan Fuhrman put the finishing touches on a yearlong celebration of the College's founding and announced a $300 million fundraising campaign

/articles/2014/january/tc-launches-300-million-fundraising-campaign-for-the-future/

Five by the Faculty

It's been a busy publishing year on West 120th Street. In the following round-up, Inside looks at five new books by TC faculty, on topics ranging from the intricacies of music education to the mechanics of school reform.

/articles/2010/january/five-by-the-faculty/

Looking Beyond The Frame

As schools cut back on arts programs, parents and district leaders embrace partnerships with outside cultural organizations. But are kids really learning anything about art?

/articles/2013/june/looking-beyond-the-frame/

2010-11: The Year of Research at TC

President Fuhrman outlines the 2010--11 school year as TC's "Year of Research"

/articles/2010/november/2010-11-the-year-of-research-at-tc/

The State of the College: It's the Year of Research at TC

TC's President says there has never been a more opportune moment to focus on evidence-based solutions in education writ large

/articles/2010/october/the-state-of-the-college--its-the-year-of-research-at-tc/

Communicating with Infants and Toddlers through Music

Once a week, Custodero and her students meet with two separate age groups of children, infants and toddlers. In this setting, research intersects with practice as students and faculty members work directly with the children, watch them from the observation room and videotape the class for future study.

/media-center/highlights/communicating-with-infants-and-toddlers-through-music/

WeBop!

Academic Festival 2013 Session

/articles/2013/april/webop/

She Bops!

Whether through Jazz at Lincoln Center or at TC's Rita Gold Center, Lori Custodero practices a teaching style that's is all about tuning into kids

/articles/2012/august/she-bops/
/articles/2012/april/tcs-lori-custodero-argues-that-children-make-their-own-musi/

Academic Festival III: The Sessions

Presentations at TC's Academic Festival focused on topics ranging from creativity to nutrition to the study of genocide

/articles/2011/may/academic-festival-iii-the-sessions/

Employee News

Welcoming new employees, and celebrating promotions and long-term staff anniversaries.

/articles/2011/february/employee-news/

Staffing News

Welcoming new employees, and celebrating promotions and long-term staff anniversaries

/articles/2010/december/staffing-news/

TC Launches $300 Million Fundraising Campaign for the Future

Speaking to an audience of some 600 alumni, faculty, students and friends of TC at the Apollo Theater, TC President Susan Fuhrman put the finishing touches on a yearlong celebration of the College's founding and announced a $300 million fundraising campaign

/articles/2014/january/tc-launches-300-million-fundraising-campaign-for-the-future/

Five by the Faculty

It's been a busy publishing year on West 120th Street. In the following round-up, Inside looks at five new books by TC faculty, on topics ranging from the intricacies of music education to the mechanics of school reform.

/articles/2010/january/five-by-the-faculty/

Looking Beyond The Frame

As schools cut back on arts programs, parents and district leaders embrace partnerships with outside cultural organizations. But are kids really learning anything about art?

/articles/2013/june/looking-beyond-the-frame/

2010-11: The Year of Research at TC

President Fuhrman outlines the 2010--11 school year as TC's "Year of Research"

/articles/2010/november/2010-11-the-year-of-research-at-tc/

The State of the College: It's the Year of Research at TC

TC's President says there has never been a more opportune moment to focus on evidence-based solutions in education writ large

/articles/2010/october/the-state-of-the-college--its-the-year-of-research-at-tc/