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Dr. Eric Pennello

Dr. Eric Pennello

Lecturer of Music Education

Office: Catlett Music Center 026

Eric M. Pennello is Lecturer of Music Education at the University of Oklahoma, where he teaches undergraduate courses in introduction to music education, instrumental methods, woodwind techniques as well as graduate courses in measurement and evaluation and sociological foundations in music education, and quantitative research in music. Previously, Dr. Pennello served as an interim instructor of music education and graduate teaching assistant at OU where he taught undergraduate courses in instrumental music education, music courses for non-majors, and was the Assistant Director of the OU New Horizons Band. He taught in public schools in Oklahoma for nine years and remains an active clinician and adjudicator around the nation.

As a researcher in music education, Dr. Pennello’s interests have centered on music teacher preparation, music teacher identity, instrumental methods and rehearsal techniques, and community music. He has presented research findings at national conferences of organizations such as the National Association for Music Education (NAfME), Society for Music Teacher Education (SMTE), and Instrumental Music Teacher Educators (IMTE) and recently the 11th Annual International Research in Music Education Conference (RiME) in Bath, UK. He holds professional memberships in the National Association for Music Education, Oklahoma Music Educators Association, Society for Music Teacher Education, International Society for Music Education, North American Saxophone Alliance, College Music Society, and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia.

  • PhD (Music Education - Instrumental Conducting) - University of Oklahoma
  • MME (Music Education - Instrumental Conducting) - University of Oklahoma
  • BME (Music Education) - Southwestern Oklahoma State University
  • BM (Saxophone Performance) - Southwestern Oklahoma State University

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