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Paige Rose

Professor of Music Education

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Dr. Paige Rose is Professor of Music Education and served as Chair of the Department of Music from 2014-2019. She is currently the Graduate Advisor to all masters degree students, and instructs the general recital course, MUS 1000, for all music majors. Dr. Rose has taught Elementary Methods, Instrumental Methods, Advanced Conducting, and various technology, internship, and graduate courses. She has supervised interns and served as a mentor for several honors thesis students.

As a former band director and Orff certified teacher, Dr. Rose hss presented sessions on music instruction and technology. Her research interests include the relationship between music and motor skills, as well as interactive learning. Her research has appeared in Approaches: Music Therapy & Special Music Education, International Journal of Music Education, Bulletin for the Council of Research in Music Education, Texas Music Education Research, Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, and Women of Note Quarterly. She has also authored lesson plans for VH1’s Cable in the Classroom. Dr. Rose is a Past President of the Arkansas Music Educators Association, which received the National Advocacy Award from the National Association for Music Education in 2013 under her leadership.

Dr. Rose completed the Bachelor of Music Education degree from Louisiana State University, serving as a percussionist and drumline section leader. She also performed as a percussionist with Star of Indiana Drum and Bugle Corps. She served as Director of Bands and instructor of Fine Arts Survey in Jennings, Louisiana, and was recognized as the Jeff Davis Parish “Arts Teacher of the Year” in 1997. Following her public teaching, she obtained a Master of Music Education degree from McNeese State University and a Ph.D. in music education from LSU, where she studied with Dr. James Byo.