PRESENTATIONS

In addition to co-authoring the book iPractice: Technology in the 21st Century Music Practice Room, Jennifer Mishra is prolific national and international speaker.

 

She has spoken at major music and music education conferences including American String Teachers Association, College Music Society, Music Teacher's National Association, International Society for Music Education, and the National Association for Music Education. 

 

She speaks about her research at psychology conferences including Language and Music as Cognitive Systems in Cambridge, England and was a fellow at the Exploring Music through the Mind conference in Houston, Texas and is a frequent speaker at the International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition.

She also presents at local and state conferences and was a featured clinician at the Wisconsin Music Educators Association conference. 

List of Speaking Engagements (Excerpt)

  • 2018, March. Music as Language: An Exploration of Incongruities. Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology. San Antonio, Texas. March 2018

  • 2017, April. The Importance of the Arts in Primary & Secondary Education: Music. Golden Key International Honour Society. University of Missouri - St. Louis.

  • 2016, October. How the brain reads music. 2016 College Music Society National Conference, 2016, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

  • 2016, July. How the brain reads music. 32nd World Conference International Society for Music Education, 2016, Glasgow, Scotland.

  • 2016, July. How the Professional Musicians Practice: Tips, Tricks, & Techniques. 32nd World Conference International Society for Music Education, 2016, Glasgow, Scotland.

  • 2016, July. Sight Reading, Let’s Do It!: Surprises from the Research. 32nd World Conference International Society for Music Education, 2016, Glasgow, Scotland.

  • 2016, July. iPractice: Practice Room Technology Beyond the Metronome. 32nd World Conference International Society for Music Education, 2016, Glasgow, Scotland.

  • 2016, June. Exploring the Mind through Music 2016. Houston, Texas. Fellowship with presentation.

  • 2016, January. iPractice: Practice Room Technology Beyond the Metronome. 2016 Illinois Music Education Conference, Peoria.

  • 2015, November. Creating an Online Professional Development Experience: Learning by Doing. 2015 Focus on Teaching and Technology Conference. November 12-13, 2015 at the University of Missouri - St. Louis.

  • 2015, June. 21st Century practicing in the private lesson, practice room and group class: applications from practicing and sight reading research. College Music Society’s 2015 International Conference. Stockholm, Sweden.

  • 2015, March. How the Brain Sight Reads. Music Teacher’s National Association Conference, Las Vegas.

  • 2015, February. iPractice: Practice Room Technology Beyond the Metronome. TMEA (Texas) Clinic/Convention, San Antonio.

  • 2015, February. How the Brain Sight Reads. TMEA (Texas) Clinic/Convention, San Antonio.

  • 2015, January. iPractice: Practice Room Technology Beyond the Metronome. MMEA (Missouri) In-Service Workshop, Tan Tara.

  • 2014, November. Practicing in the 21st Century: Technology Beyond the Metronome. College Music Society 56th National Conference St. Louis, MO.

  • 2014, November. Performing from Memory: Historical Roots. College Music Society 56th National Conference, St. Louis, MO.

  • 2014, April. Studies of sight singing attention: Lyrics v. melody. NAfME Music Research & Teacher Education National Conference, St. Louis, MO.

  • 2014, April. Meta-Analyses of rhythmic sight reading interventions. NAfME Music Research & Teacher Education National Conference, St. Louis, MO.

  • 2014, April. Practicing in the new world: Initial investigation of practicing strategies related to the première of contemporary music. NAfME Music Research & Teacher Education National Conference, St. Louis, MO.

  • 2014, March. Practicing: What The Experts Say. Music Teacher’s National Association Conference, Chicago, Illinois.

  • 2014, March. Journal of Research in Music Education podcast. http://jrm.sagepub.com/site/misc/Index/Podcasts.xhtml

  • 2013, February. Memorization as performance practice. London International Piano Symposium, London, U. K.

  • 2013, February. Exploration of practice strategies related to the premier of classical music. London International Piano Symposium, London, U. K.

  • 2013, January. Hooked on orchestra: Recruiting students and keeping them. IMEA (Illinois) All-State Conference, Peoria.

  • 2013, January. Proactive classroom management. IMEA (Illinois) All-State Conference, Peoria.

  • 2013, January. Rehearse for practice: Practice to rehearse. IMEA (Illinois) All-State Conference, Peoria.

  • 2012, February. Rehearse for practice: Practice to rehearse. TMEA (Texas) Clinic/Convention, San Antonio.

  • 2012, February. Hooked on orchestra: Recruiting students and keeping them. TMEA (Texas) Clinic/Convention, San Antonio.

  • 2012, February. Distance education: It CAN work for music. TMEA (Texas) Clinic/Convention, San Antonio.

  • 2011, October. Improving sightreading accuracy: A meta-analysis. 11th RAIME International Symposium. Boston, MA.

  • 2011, October. Factors affecting sightreading accuracy: A meta-analysis. 11th RAIME International Symposium. Boston, MA.

  • 2010, July. Reading tabs and playing rock music: A study of pop-rock guitar Tablature. Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology: Nature versus Culture, Sheffield, U.K.

  • 2010, May. Effects of structure and serial position on memory errors in musical performance. International Conference on Multidisciplinary Research in Music Pedagogy, Ottawa.

  • 2010, May. Why we memorize: Memorization as a performance practice. International Conference on Multidisciplinary Research in Music Pedagogy, Ottawa.

  • 2009, October. Encoding specificity effect in musical memory. 10th RAIME international Symposium, Gothenburg, Sweden.

  • 2009, February. Influence of strategy on memorization efficiency. TMEA (Texas) Clinic/Convention, San Antonio.

  • 2009, February. A Qualitative investigation of Introduction Courses in Music Education at NASM Colleges and Universities. TMEA (Texas) Clinic/Convention, San Antonio.

  • 2009, February. Practically research: Using research to advocate for music programs. TMEA (Texas) Clinic/Convention, San Antonio.

  • 2008, October. Music online: Using the web in your classroom. University of Houston.

  • 2008, April. A musical Stroop Test to explore interference of melody and lyrics during sightsinging. 61st MENC National Biennial In-Service Conference. Milwaukee, WI.

  • 2008, April. Preservice teachers’ attitudes toward teaching strings. 61st MENC National Biennial In-Service Conference. Milwaukee.

  • 2008, April. Encoding specificity effect in musical memory. 61st MENC National Biennial In-Service Conference. Milwaukee, WI.

  • 2008, March. When musical memory fails: Where does my memory go? American String Teachers Conference, Albuquerque, NM.

  • 2008, March. Teachers helping teachers: A teaching master class. American String Teacher’s Conference, Albuquerque, NM.

  • 2008, February. Memorizing music: What teachers should know. TMEA (Texas) Clinic/Convention, San Antonio.

  • 2008, February. The effects of musical structure on memory errors. TMEA (Texas) Clinic/Convention, San Antonio.

  • 2008, February. Preservice teachers' attitudes towards teaching strings. TMEA (Texas) Clinic/Convention, San Antonio.

  • 2008, February. What band directors should know about choosing string repertoire. TMEA (Texas) Clinic/Convention, San Antonio.

  • 2008, February. A musical Stroop test to explore interference of melody and lyrics during sightsinging. TMEA (Texas) Clinic/Convention, San Antonio.

  • 2008, January. Memory lapses: Where does the memory go? Houston Music Teachers Association.

  • 2008, January. Adding improvisation to standard string repertoire. IMEA (Illinois) All-State Conference, Peoria.

  • 2008, January. With interactive webpages, your students can play!. IMEA (Illinois) All-State Conference, Peoria.

  • 2007, November. Musical Memorization. Houston Music Teachers Association.

  • 2007, August. Encoding specificity effect in musical memory. Society for Music Perception and Cognition, Montreal, Quebec.

  • 2007, August. The effects of musical structure on memory errors. Society for Music Perception and Cognition, Montreal, Quebec

  • 2007, August. The effect of background singing, speaking and instrumental music on maths ability. Third conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology, Tallinn, Estonia.

  • 2007, May. A musical Stroop test to explore interference of melody and lyrics during sightsinging. Language and Music as Cognitive Systems, Cambridge, U.K.

  • 2007, April. A guide to teaching strings for non-string players. University of Houston.

  • 2007, March. Wide web world musics: Web-based multicultural materials. University of Houston.

  • 2007, February. Correlating musical memorization styles and perceptual learning modalities. TMEA (Texas) Clinic/Convention, San Antonio.

  • 2007, February. Predicting memorization efficiency through compositional characteristics. TMEA (Texas) Clinic/Convention, San Antonio.

  • 2007, February. With interactive webpages, your students can play! TMEA (Texas) Clinic/Convention, San Antonio.

  • 2006, August. Predicting memorization efficiency through compositional characteristics. 9th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition, Bologna, Italy.

  • 2005, October. With interactive webpages, your students can play! WMEA (Wisconsin) Conference, Madison.

  • 2005, August. The effects of altering environmental context on the performance of memorized music. National Convention on Keyboard Pedagogy, Chicago, IL. – Outstanding Research Award.

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