Jennifer Mishra

Jennifer Mishra is prolific national and international speaker and is the co-author of the upcoming book iPractice: Technology in the 21st Century Music Practice Room published by Oxford University Press due to be released in November 2018. 


She is a widely published music education researcher and university string educator with articles published in journals such as Psychology of Music and the Journal of Research in Music Education. Her research focuses on music teacher training, technology and music cognition, especially in the area of expertise development, musical practice, and sight reading.


She is a violist and has performed as a freelance musician in Colorado, Wyoming, Illinois, Missouri, Ohio, Kentucky, South Dakota, and Texas. She has taught orchestra in Colorado and Illinois public schools and her arrangements for string orchestra are published by Alfred Publishing.

She holds a Bachelor of Music Education degree from the University of Northern Colorado and a Masters and PhD in Music Education from Kent State University.

Jennifer Mishra is also an award-winning photographer. Her photographs may be seen at

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