Jody Kerchner to participate in two panels on singing in prison contexts
March 5, 2021
This March, music education professor Jody Kerchner will participate in two panel presentations on the Choral Commons month-long series titled "Gather—Community Music Conversations." The Choral Commons is sponsored in part by the American Choral Directors Association and Chorus America.
The first discussion, on Wednesday, March 10 at 8:00 p.m., features Kerchner's work with the Oberlin Music at Grafton Choir (OMAG). She will be joined by restored citizen and OMAG "founding father" Jerome Thompson.
On Wednesday, March 17 at 8:00 p.m., Kerchner joins prison singing facilitators Cathy Roma, Mary Cohen, Amanda Weber, and Andre DeQuadros to further discuss prison music engagement.
Jody Kerchner Elected to ISME Board
August 14, 2020
Jody L. Kerchner, Professor of Music Education and Director of the PACE Division, was re-elected to her second term (2020-22) as Board Member of the International Society for Music Education (ISME).
Bautista, Fraser, and Kerchner Present at Conference
October 23, 2018
Three faculty members presented "Transformative Imaginations: Decarceration and Liberatory Futures" at the October 2018 Imagining America National Conference in Chicago. The faculty were: Jody Kerchner, professor of music education, director in the division of pedagogy, advocacy, and community engagement, and community-based learning/research faculty fellow; Jennifer Fraser, associate professor of ethnomusicology and anthropology; Adrian Bautista, comparative american studies and senior associate dean for strategic initiatives.
Jody Kerchner Elected to Board
August 1, 2018
Jody Kerchner, professor of music education, was elected to serve as a board member of the International Society of Music Education (ISME).
Jody Kerchner Presents
July 27, 2018
Jody Kerchner, professor of music education, presented a conference session at the international Music in the Schools & Teacher Education Commission Seminar in Prague, Czech Republic on July 12. The paper was "What I learned from prison: Practice teaching with community-based partners."
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