Paige Rose

Associate Professor of Music Education

McCastlain 110

(501) 450-5750

Dr. Paige Rose served as Chair of the Department of Music at the University of Central Arkansas from 204-2019, working to bring vision and visibility to the outstanding music programs, faculty, and students. She is currently serving as the Graduate Advisor to MM students and is the instructor of MUS 1000. She is also working on several curriculum and departmental initiatives. Dr. Rose is an Associate Professor of Music Education, and has taught Elementary Methods, Instrumental Methods, and various technology, internship, and graduate courses. She has supervised interns and served as a mentor for honors thesis students. Dr. Rose currently teaches part of the Advanced Conducting course and instructs the general recital course.

As a former band director and Orff certified teacher, Dr. Rose often presents sessions on music instruction. 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.

Dr. Rose completed her 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 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.