Dr. Radio Cremata is an Assistant Professor of music education at Ithaca College. He earned his doctorate degree in music education from Boston University, his master’s degree from Florida International University and his bachelor’s degree from the University of Miami. With a diverse teaching background, his experience encompasses public, private, charter, community and online settings. He has developed traditional, contemporary and progressive programs that have earned him recognition from the Roland Music Corporation, Berklee College of Music, PBS and the Henry Ford, Univision, Grammy in the Schools Foundation, and the Fender Music Foundation.
Dr. Cremata is actively involved with and serves in a variety of Music Education organizations including: the National Association for Music Education, the Society for Music Teacher Education, the College Music Society, the New York State Music Educator's Association, the Association for Popular Music Education, the Association for Technology in Music Instruction, the Technology Institute for Music Educators, and the International Society for Music Education.
Dr. Cremata’s research has been published in such prestigious journals as: the Journal of Research in Music Education, the International Journal of Music Education, the Journal of Music, Technology and Education, Action Criticism and Theory for Music Education, and the Journal of Popular Music Education. He has published a book with Routledge, and contributed chapters to edited books for Bloomsbury and Oxford University Press.
His teaching and research reflect his commitment to innovation, progress and re-imagining the future of Music Education. He teaches courses, gives master classes, and presents at national and international conferences on such topics as technologies in music education, urban and at-risk music education, popular music education, music education for learners with special needs, emerging practices in music education, culturally responsive pedagogies, and online music education.
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