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School of Music
Katherine Levy

School of Music
Mason Hall
The State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063
Ph: (716) 673-3151

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Katherine Levy
Music Education

Mason Hall 3159
716-673-3401 phone
716-673-3154 fax


Dr. Katherine M. Levy is an associate professor of music education at the State University of New York at Fredonia.  She holds Ph.D. and Master’s degrees in music education from the University of Iowa and an undergraduate music education degree from Northwestern University.  Her school music teaching experience includes teaching beginning, middle and high school instrumental music in Illinois and Wisconsin.  Dr. Levy taught early childhood music in western Maryland where she also founded a New Horizons Band for elderly musicians.  She directs music instruction and conducts the New Horizons Band of Western New York, a band and music lesson program for “chronologically gifted” adults (50 and over).

Dr. Levy’s research interests are rhythm reading and perception, community music, and lifelong music learning.  She has conducted several studies of elementary and middle school musicians’ rhythm reading strategies.  She is an active conductor and clinician.  Her professional affiliations include the National Association for Music Education (MENC), New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA), the College Music Society (CMS), and the Society for Research in Music Education (SRME).

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