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Professor of Music, UMass Lowell

As part of her work with the Creative Arts Laboratory, Dr. Greher worked with emotionally disturbed students and their teachers at a New York City public school located at Bellevue Hospital,using video to connect with students, integrate music into the curriculum and assess their learning.  She has published several articles and presented papers at national and international conferences on the benefits of creating multimedia projects to develop listening skills, integrate the arts into the curriculum, and engage adolescent learners in school music programs.  In addition, she conducts professional development workshops on campus for Lowell area music teachers in aspects of world music and improvisational techniques for the classroom.

Recent projects include: Curriculum contributor to, the Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz website for Music and STEM integration; a music mentor/partnership with UML music education students and a local K-8 school as well as the local High School; Soundscapes, a technology infused music intervention program for teenagers with autism spectrum disorders; Performamatics, NSF TUES and CPATH grants linking computer science to the arts; and a Healy grant for the investigation of iPads in the music class.


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    Professor of Music, UMass Lowell