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Cremaschi, Alejandro M. Professor

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Research

research overview

  • Dr. Cremaschi's research areas include the study and performance of music of Latin America and Argentina, the study and dissemination of pedagogical repertoire by Latin American composers, the study and implementation of cooperative learning strategies in the piano classroom, the use of technology to aid the acquisition of piano skills, and the influence of self-efficacy beliefs in piano students' practice self-regulation, motivation and achievement. During his 2011 sabbatical, Dr. Cremaschi conducted qualitative research on how culture and social contexts influence piano teaching and learning in Mexico.

keywords

  • Piano music of Latin America, piano music of Argentina, pedagogical piano repertoire, music practicing, music sight-reading, technology and piano learning, academic self-efficacy of music students, self-regulation of practice, piano teaching and learning in cultural and social context, cooperative learning in the piano classroom

Publications

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Teaching

courses taught

  • EMUS 1507 - Chamber Music
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019
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  • EMUS 3507 - Chamber Music
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019
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  • EMUS 5507 - Chamber Music
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019
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  • MUEL 1115 - Piano Class 1
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Summer 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Summer 2019 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020
    Introduces the keyboard and music reading for nonmusic majors with no prior keyboard experience. Studies very easy classical and pop repertoire. No prior keyboard experience or instructor consent required.
  • MUEL 1125 - Piano Class II
    Secondary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019 / Spring 2020
    Continuation of MUEL 1115. Focuses on development of music reading. Studies technical patterns, easy classical and pop repertoire, and improvisation.
  • MUSC 2041 - Applications of Music Technology (5-week segment)
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Explores the use of technology, software, applications, and tools in a variety of creative, performance, pedagogical, and entrepreneurial contexts. Addresses the opportunities and challenges posed by evolving technologies. Emphasizes project-oriented learning.
  • MUSC 3345 - Piano Pedagogy 1
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Discusses teaching philosophies, objectives, and procedures. Examines and evaluates methods and materials. Studies practical aspects with which the private teacher is concerned. May be repeated up to 12 total credit hours. Offered fall of even-numbered years.
  • MUSC 3355 - Piano Pedagogy 2
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Materials and techniques for teaching piano with a focus on the intermediate level student. May be repeated up to 12 total credit hours. Offered only in spring of odd-numbered years.
  • MUSC 5215 - Studies in Piano Teaching
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019
    Studies the practical aspects and techniques for teaching piano at the intermediate and advanced levels in pre-college and college settings, as well as teaching group piano at the college level. May be repeated up to 2 total credit hours. Recommended prereqsuisites: MUSC 5305 and MUSC 5315.
  • MUSC 5305 - Piano Pedagogy Group Techniques
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Discusses materials and techniques for teaching beginning piano students of various ages in studio and class settings. Special attention given to adult classes. Includes an introduction to educational technology used in group instruction. Offered fall of odd-numbered years.
  • MUSC 5315 - Piano Pedagogy: Intermediate Literature
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2020
    Surveys repertoire at the intermediate level and discusses teaching techniques. Explores issues related to intermediate and advanced piano performance, such as performance anxiety, physical and psychological well-being of the performer, and the development of technique. Introduces educational technology relevant to intermediate teaching. Offered spring of even-numbered years.
  • PMUS 1105 - Keyboard Musicianship 1
    Secondary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    Introduces the keyboard, music reading in the treble and bass clefs, basic theory and keyboard harmony, technical patterns, and improvisation. Studies easy classical and pop repertoire. May be repeated up to 12 total credit hours.
  • PMUS 1205 - Keyboard-Musicianship 2
    Secondary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019 / Spring 2020
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  • PMUS 1636 - Piano
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020
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  • PMUS 2105 - Keyboard-Musicianship 3
    Secondary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    Continuation of PMUS 1205. May be repeated up to 12 total credit hours.
  • PMUS 2205 - Keyboard-Musicianship 4
    Secondary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019 / Spring 2020
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  • PMUS 2636 - Piano
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020
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  • PMUS 3636 - Piano
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020
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  • PMUS 4636 - Piano
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020
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  • PMUS 5636 - Piano
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020
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  • PMUS 6636 - Piano
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020
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