[Smt-talk] Music theory and the blind

Johnson, Shersten R. srjohnson2 at stthomas.edu
Tue Apr 9 08:55:06 PDT 2013


Thanks for your post.

I'd love to get in touch with your student. I have had a blind student in
my music theory classes, and I have also done some research in the area.


Shersten Johnson
Associate Professor of Music Theory and Composition
University of St. Thomas
2115 Summit Avenue, BEC 5
St. Paul, MN 55105
Office: BEC 109C
Phone: 651-276-7038
email: shersten.johnson at stthomas.edu

On 4/8/13 11:28 AM, "Mark Janello" <mjanello at jhu.edu> wrote:

>Dear all,
>I am working with a blind student (a singer who is also in our Music
>Theory Pedagogy Master's Degree program) whose thesis collects ideas,
>techniques, and resources useful for music theory and the blind.  In
>addition to the expected focus on how sighted instructors teach blind
>students, interestingly (and this is a topic I have not seen addressed)
>she is interested in ideas for the blind theory instructor and how they
>would interact successfully with sighted students.
>If any of you have taught blind students in the past (or know of any
>blind theory teachers and how they work) please share, either privately
>to me, or to the list if you think it is of general interest.
>I am reluctant to share a student's email address over a listserve, but
>if anyone would like to get in touch with her directly, which she would
>enjoy greatly, let me know.
>Mark Janello
>Dept. of Theory
>Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University
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