Jill Reese is assistant professor of music education at SUNY Fredonia, and holds degrees in Music Education from Temple University, the University of Michigan, and Michigan State University. She taught vocal and general music for seven years in the public schools of Michigan, and early childhood music in Michigan and Pennsylvania.
She is published in the Bulletin for the Council of Research in Music Education, International Journal of Music Education: Research, Research Studies in Music Education, and Music Educators Journal and has presented research and best practice sessions at state, regional, national, and international conferences: NAfME, AERA, SMTE, Suncoast Music Education Research Symposium, New Directions in Music Education, College Music Society Conference, International Association for the Study of Child Language, Early Childhood Music and Movement Association, Gordon Institute for Music Learning, and American Orff-Schulwerk Association.
She is currently completing research related to an Innovative Instruction Technology Grant funded by the State University of New York. The purpose of this multi-project initiative is to investigate the use of iPad technology for music performing and creating with preservice music teachers, students K-12, and retired adults. Read more >>
Her research interests include creativity and improvisation, early childhood music development, and professional learning communities.