Associate Chair and Associate Professor of Music Education
Paige Rose, assistant professor of music education at the University of Central Arkansas, completed her BME degree from Louisiana State University. As a percussionist, she performed in various collegiate bands and ensembles, and with Star of Indiana Drum and Bugle Corps. She served as director of bands and instructor of fine arts survey in Louisiana, where she was recognized as the Jeff Davis Parish "Arts Teacher of the Year" in 1997. Dr. Rose completed the Master of Music Education degree from McNeese State University in Lake Charles, Louisiana, and received her doctorate in music education from Louisiana State University.
At the University of Central Arkansas, Dr. Rose teaches elementary methods, secondary instrumental methods, music technology, and various internship and graduate courses. Her research interests include the effects of music on students with autism and the relationship between music and motor skill development. Dr. Rose's research has appeared in Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, and she has authored lesson plans for VH1's Cable in the Classroom. She has presented research at the 2004, 2006, and 2008 biennial meetings of MENC: The National Association for Music Education, and currently serves as vice president of the Central Arkansas Orff Chapter and the site host and promotions chair of the Arkansas Music Educators Association. She is also the assistant director of the Central Arkansas Children's Choir.