Profiles in Teaching with Technology
S4 E9: Andrea Maas
Andrea Maas is an Assistant Professor of Music Education at the Crane School of Music, SUNY Potsdam. Maas holds an Ed.D. in Music and Music Education from Teachers College, Columbia University, where she served as the Director of Student Teaching in Music. While in NYC she worked for MusicFirst designing curriculum and professional development opportunities integrating music technology in PK-12 classrooms. Maas taught fifteen years of PK-12, public music education in general music, choir, beginning instruments, theory, and musical theater. These experiences, coupled with her research interests in musical expression drive her to challenge students toward more meaningful musical encounters prioritizing culturally relevant teaching approaches and flexible musicianship. Maas’ work has been presented at the International Symposium for Music Education, International Conference on Music and Emotion, National Symposium for Research in Music Education, The Conkling Forum on Social Justice in Music Teacher Education, and the National ACDA Research Symposium in Choral Singing.