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Professional, Graduate, and Undergraduate Studies

UNIVERISTY OF NORTH TEXAS, College of Information, Department of Learning Technologies, Denton, TX, 2015 - present
Ph.D. student, projected date of graduation: May 2019
JUILLIARD SCHOOL, New York City, NY 2000
Graduate Studies in Choral Conducting
WESTMINSTER CHOIR COLLEGE, Princeton, NJ 1999
Graduate Studies In Choral Vocal Technique
COLLEGE OF ST. ROSE, Albany, NY 1997 - 1999
Graduate Studies in Education
UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD, HARTT SCHOOL OF MUSIC, Hartford, CT 1995 - 1996
DMA Studies in Orchestral Conducting & The Conductors Institute
MANNES COLLEGE OF MUSIC, New York, NY 1992
Professional Studies Diploma in Performance, The Walter Rosenberger Award
CUNY BROOKLYN COLLEGE, CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC, Brooklyn, NY 1990
Master of Music in Performance
CUNY BROOKLYN COLLEGE, CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC, Brooklyn, NY 1987
Bachelor of Science in Music Performance, cum laude, honors in Music
HIGH SCHOOL OF PERFORMING ARTS, New York, NY 1982
Regents Diploma

Certifications, Awards, and Distinctions

Connecticut Professional Educator Certificate K-12 2001 - present
New York State Permanent Certification Music K-12 1999 - present
Editorial Consultant, Oxford University Press 2014 - present
National TI:ME Music Technology Teacher of the Year, The Mike Kovins Award - View Article 2012
MusicFirst, US Educational Advisory Panel 2012 - present
Spotify, Music Educators National Advisory Board 2013 - 2016
International Baccalaureate Organization, Music Diploma Program Review Committee 2013 - 2016

Publications

Freedman, B. (2017). Music fluency: How technology refocuses music creation and composition. In R. Mantie & S. A. Ruthmann (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Technology and Music Education (367-381). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
Freedman, B. (2017). Why isn't music education in the United States more 21st century PC. In R. Mantie & S. A. Ruthmann (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Technology and Music Education (649-654). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
Wagner, J. B., Freedman, B., Getchell, S., Reeder, E., & Killion, J. B. (2017). Effect of computed radiography lab equipment on ARRT image acquisition and evaluation scores in two undergraduate radiologic technology programs. Radiologic Science & Education, 22(2), 33-38.
Freedman, B. (2016, November). Sound systems for the 21st century classroom. Southwestern Musician, 49-51.
Freedman, B. (2013). Teaching music through composition: A curriculum using technology, New York, NY: Oxford University Press. - View Book
Freedman, B. (2013). Music technology and composition. In J. Frankel (Ed.), SoundTree High School Keyboard Lab Curriculum, Van Nuys, CA: Alfred Publishing.
Freedman, B. (2012, November). Recording audio. Southwestern Musician, 53-54. https://www.tmea.org.
Freedman, B. (2010, April). Turn Any Lab Into A Music Lab, CMEA Newsletter. http://www.cmea.org.
Freedman, B. (2010, August). When Total Kaoss is Good in the Classroom, SoundWAVES. http://www.soundtree.com

Presentations and In-Service Training

Keynote, Music Technology Symposium of Northern Westchester 2017
Music Fluency vs. Music Literacy
Featured Clinician, Texas Music Educators Association, College Division 2017
Getting Started Teaching with Technology
Basics of Audio Recording for the Music Educator
Digital Media In and Out of the Classroom
Free Technology for the Music Educator
Poster Presentation, University of North Texas, College of Information Research Exchange Conference 2016
Wagner, J., Freedman, B., & Reeder, E.
Effect of computed radiography lab equipment on ARRT image acquisition and evaluation scores in two undergraduate radiologic technology programs.
Presenter, New York State School Music Educators Association 2016
Free Technology for the Music Educator
New Lessons That Work
Presenter, Maine Music Educators Association 2016
Free Technology for the Music Educator
Basics of Audio Recording for the Music Educator
Digital Media In and Out of the Classroom
Recreating the Secondary General Music Classroom for the 21st Century Learner
Presenter, Fairchester Arts Conference 2016
Free Technology for the Music Educator
Basics of Audio Recording for the Music Educator
Round Table Participant, Technology Institute for Music Education (TI:ME) 2016
Celebrating and Assessing Creativity
Presenter, Texas Music Educators Association Conference 2016
Teaching Composition with Technology: Lessons That Work
Teaching Music with Technology: Two Approaches
Keynote, Ontario Music Educators Association 2015
Music Fluency vs. Music Literacy
Keynote, Ohio Music Educators Association, Technology Division 2014
Music Fluency vs. Music Literacy
Keynote, Music Educators Technology Association of Australia 2012
Teach Music. The Technology Will Follow.

Teaching Experience

GREENWICH HIGH SCHOOL, Greenwich, CT 2001 - Present
Music Technology Teacher
Created, developed, and taught courses in music using technology:
Introduction to Electronic Music, Electronic Music 1, Electronic Music 2,
Electronic Music 3, Honors Electronic Music, Songwriting & Recording
Taught Percussion Ensemble, Marching Band, Beginning Guitar
AHSHLAND UNIVERSITY, Ashland, OH 2013 - 2016
Adjunct
Taught online graduate courses in Music Technology and Technology Integration
UNIVERSITY OF SOUNTHERN MAINE 2015
Adjunct
Taught graduate course Technology in the Music Classroom
ENDICOTT COLLEGE, Endicott, MA 2012 & 2013
Adjunct
Taught online graduate course Teaching Music with GarageBand
PLYMOUTH STATE UNIVERSITY, Plymouth, NH 2012
Adjunct
Taught online graduate course Teaching Music with GarageBand
FIVE TOWNS COLLEGE, Dix Hills, NY 2011
Adjunct
Taught graduate course TI:ME Level 1A Basic Skills in Music Technology
FOREST HILLS HIGH SCHOOL, Forest Hills, NY 1997 - 2001
Chorus Director & General Music Teacher
Taught and conducted Concert Chorus, Women's Chorus, Acapella Group
Taught General Music
Created and taught American Music

Conducting Experience

Sound Beach Community Band, Music Director, Greenwich, CT 2005 - 2013
Bridgeport Symphony, Cover/Assistant Conductor, Bridgeport, CT 2006 - 2007
Metropolitan Festive Orchestra, Music Director, Brooklyn, NY 1995 - 2005
Regina Opera, Music Director, Brooklyn, NY 1998
Regina Opera, Assistant Conductor & Chorus Master, Brooklyn, NY 1995 - 1998
Great Neck Philharmonic, Assistant Conductor, Great Neck, NY 1993 - 1994

Performance Experience sample

Bridgeport Symphony, percussion & timpani 1999 - present
Ridgefield Symphony, percussion & timpani 2002 - present
Greenwich Symphony, percussion 2003 - present