Associate Professor of Music (Music Education); Chair, Music Education
Simon Center, M145D
- Ph.D., Doctor of Philosophy, Northwestern University, 2003
- M.M., Master of Music, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1987
- B.A., Bachelor of Arts, Allegheny College, 1981
Katherine Strand teaches undergraduate and graduate general music methods courses, directs the International Vocal Ensemble, and is the advisor for the Indiana University Collegiate Chapter of the Music Educators National Conference. She is also the director of the Descant Choir for the Indiana University Children's Chorus. She has taught pre-kindergarten through twelfth-grade public school in several venues, including West Point and Hanover counties in Virginia and the Chicago Public Schools.
Strand specializes in classroom composition, action research, and integrated arts curriculum development. She has presented sessions at The Orff Schulwerk Association National Conference, the 5th Annual Music Education Research Conference, the Music Educator's National Conference, the College Music Society, NIME 1 and NIME 2 (Narrative Soundings: Conference on Narrative Research in Music Education), the Mountain Lake Colloquium, Eastern Division MENC, and the Indiana Music Educators Association conferences, and the 6th International Conference on Music Cognition and Perception.
Her articles have appeared in Music Education Research, Journal of Research in Music Education, Journal of Music Teacher Education, Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education, Arts Education Policy Review, Philosophy of Music Education Review, General Music Today, Music Educators Journal, Indiana Musicator, and Teaching Music.