Dr. Lois Guderian Download Lois's VCard

Associate Professor (Coordinator of Music Education, General Music)

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Music Department - UW-Superior

Dr. Lois Veenhoven Guderian: PhD in Music Education, Northwestern University, Evanston, Il; MM Western Michigan University; BM degrees in Piano Performance and Music Education, Major in Voice, Hope College, Holland, MI. Current: Full time Associate Professor of Music and Music Education Coordinator, University of Wisconsin-Superior; composer; author; choral conductor, clinician and designer of arts education programs .

Curriculum Vitae

Teaching and Publications: Having taught choral, general and instrumental music in the schools levels pre-K through university, and private piano, voice and composition for more than 30 years, Lois' teaching responsibilities at UWS include music education methods courses; supervision of student teachers and fieldwork; interdisciplinary/integrated methods courses for elementary education degree programs; general and aesthetic experience music courses, and distance learning courses in music and music education. Internationally published, Lois is the author of several books for music education and integrated music education, numerous journal articles and chapter contributions on various topics in arts and music education and is featured as an author, researcher, composer, adjudicator, music education mentor and general music specialist in website and hard copy publications of the National Association for Music Education (NAfME). Lois has served and continues to serve on the board of several arts organizations including as Research Chair for the Wisconsin Music Educators Association (2012-2016); as a National Adjudicator/Evaluator in music composition for the National Student Composition Competition (NAfME, 2006-2016); as the NAfME North Central US Division Chair in Music Composition (2006-2012); as Voice Syllabus and Outreach Chair for the Illinois State Music Educators Association (2001-2006); Board of Directors (2006-2011) and Outreach Chair and Interim Executive Director for the Chicago Composers Forum (2010-2011), as an education consultant for the radio broadcast From the Top (2007-2008), and as a National Mentor in Music Composition and Choral Music Education (periodically). On invitation, she has developed webinars for the NAfME archives for music educator professional development in the areas of nurturing the young singing voice and music composition in the schools; for the Sage Publishing Company, a webinar on her collaborative program designs in civic engagement and academic service-learning that benefit both higher education students and communities.

Awards: Awards and recognition for her work in music education from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois include: the Music Educator Fellowship (2000), the Music Educator PhD Fellowship (2001-2004) and the Emily Boettcher and J. Yule Bogue Scholarship for excellence in musical and academic work (2003). From the University of Wisconsin system and University of Wisconsin-Superior, awards include the Wisconsin Teaching Fellows and Scholars SoTL Research Fellowship (2012-2013) and the UWS Distinguished Service Award in Academic Service Learning for her numerous designs and implementation of AS-L programs for schools and communities (2013). Featured in several hard copy and on line articles by the National Association for Music Education, Lois was featured as one of five "very experienced" music educators interviewed from the US in an article on what successful teachers love about teaching music (Moore, P. (2011). Music from the Heart. Teaching Music: Journal of the National Association for Music Education, 2011, 18(4), 38-43.

Clinician/Presenter: Lois' work and research in music composition in the schools is often solicited and/or accepted for publication and workshop presentations. Presentations for organizations include The American Alliance for Theatre in Education; The National Association for Music Education; The National Association for Gifted Children; Desire to Learn National Conference for Distance Learning; the Illinois State Music Teachers Association; the Wisconsin State Music Educators Association; the Minnesota Music Educators Association; the University of Wisconsin Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning conferences - Artists Training Artists; the President's Summit Conferences; the University of Wisconsin System OPID Spring Conferences; Northwestern University's 25th anniversary conference for the Center for the Study of Education and the Musical Experience; invitational summer workshops for the Wisconsin Music Educators Association; and series of professional development workshops in music education for UW-Superior and community organizations.

Versatile Composer: Lois accepts commissioned projects for commercial, educational and concert uses. Her songs, piano pieces, instrumental and choral pieces and musicals span a variety of levels of complexity, style, and instrumentation from children's songs to community theatre musicals, chamber pieces and works to works for full orchestra and double choirs. Her comprehensive recorder texts include 77 original and arranged ensemble pieces. Publishers include: MENC- Rowman & Littlefield; NAfME; Transcontinental Music Publications; Sage; Corwin Press; Oxford University Press; NAC of N. America; NAC International; Alfred Publishing; LoVeeg Publishing, the Illinois State Music Teachers Association; The Wisconsin State Music Teachers Association; The Illinois Gifted Children's Association

Service: Lois continues to devote many hours weekly to community service in a number of ways: designing, developing and implementing programs for schools and communities; as board of director, officer or administrator for various organizations; as a church musician in numerous roles. Her love for people and belief that all human beings are born with creative and musical potential are the underlying forces that fuel her dedication and passion for research, writing and quality arts education for all individuals.

Most Recent International Publications

2015 - Guderian, L.V. (April, 2015). Infusing service-learning collaborations in music education, Chapter 37, In O. Delano-Oriaran, M. Parks, & S. Fondrie (Eds), SAGE Sourcebook of Service-Learning and Civic Engagement. Thousand Oakes, CA: Sage. (Included making a webinar on the topic for Sage)

2014 - Guderian, L.V. (July, 2014). Creative application: A way to include music improvisation and composition in comprehensive general music curriculum, In J. Barrett & P. Webster (Eds), The Musical Experience: Rethinking Music Education (pp. 183-204). Oxford University Press

2014-2015 - 31 children's sacred songs and choral pieces, NAC International

Most Recent International and National Presentations/Workshops, Webinars

2016 - National Association for Music Education National In-service Conference, Grapevine, Texas; Presentation: Academic Service-Learning Collaborations between Higher Education and 4K-8 Schools for Mutually Beneficial Teaching and Learning in Music Education (Nov. 2016)

2016 - National Association for Music Education National, invited, creation of a webinar presentation for the national resource archive for educator professional development: Working with Young Singers

2016 - International Teaching Artists Conference 3, August 5, 2016, Edinburgh, Scotland, URSCA Research and Scholarly Activity Poster Presentation: Research, Process and Performance in Children's Musical Theatre, Story Telling and Creative Drama: A Student-Centered Approach to Teaching and Learning with Music Across the Elementary Curriculum.

2016 - University of Wisconsin System Office of Professional Instructional Development Annual Conference Research Poster Session: Research, Process and Performance in Children's Musical Theatre, Story Telling and Creative Drama: A Student-Centered Approach to Teaching and Learning with Music Across the Elementary Curriculum. An Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creativity Presentation on Work Completed in Scotland. (April 14, 2016)

2015 - Sage Publishing: Invited webinar presentation. Academic Service-Learning in Higher Education Music Education Methods Courses (January, 2015)

2015 - Wisconsin Music Educators Association: Invited 2-day graduate level workshop for the WMEA Center and Viterbo University, Madison Wisconsin. Working with Young Singers Grades PK-8. (June 24 & 25)

2013 - National Association for Music Education, invited webinar presentation for the national archive resource for educator professional development. Embedding Music Improvisation and Composition into the General Music Curriculum

2013 - National Association for Music Education National In-service Conference, Nashville, Tennessee. Embedding Music Improvisation and Composition into the General Music Curriculum

Most Recent Performances of Original Compositions

2016 (April 4, 2016) - Superior Community Youth Choir Concert, Premier Performance: Caribbean Medley, Choral and instrument score by Lois Veenhoven Guderian, additional percussion by Kalani Das. University of Wisconsin-Superior Thorpe Langley Concert Hall

2016 (Feb. 2, 2016) - University of Wisconsin-Superior University Recital Series: Compositions of Lois Veenhoven Guderian & Zenith Winds, Webb Recital Hall 7:30 (a variety of 11 instrumental, vocal, choral and piano pieces performed by faculty from UWS, UMD, and St Scholastica along with the composer) 

2015 (Dec. 12) - Superior Community Youth Choir Concert: Winter Fun and Holiday Reflections, Superior High School Performing Arts Center (6 choral compositions by Lois V. Guderian performed by Superior Community Youth Choir

2015 - Performance of URSCA musical theatre research project and performance of the musical Clever Grethel by Keith Gregor and Lois V Guderian at Dalkeith Manor Estate House in Dalkeith, Scotland, July 30, 2015.

UW-Superior Schedule of Classes for Guderian, Lois V
Fall Semester 2016

For up to date information all schedules please refer to the class search page in the E-Hive portal.

Note: the Class Schedule information below reflects data as of 9/29/16 11:45 AM.

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Fall Semester 2016
Class Nbr.Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsClass Sect.CreditsBldg.RoomDaysTimeSeats Open
MUSED - Music Education
2168MUSED 382Elementary Music Methods
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Course Can't Be Taken Pass/Fail Prerequisite: Admission to the Teacher Education Program.
001 3.00  FA 1215 TTh 10:00AM- 11:15AM 2 of 6 open
  
Course Can't Be Taken Pass/Fail Prerequisite: Admission to the Teacher Education Program.
MUSI - Music
1549MUSI 170Introduction To Music
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Required of all Elem Ed Majors
001 3.00  FA 1215 MWF 10:00AM- 10:50AM 1 of 22 open
  
Required of all Elem Ed Majors
2217MUSI 170Introduction To Music
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This class is open to both DL and on campus students. On campus students can enroll (no petition required). Priority registration will be given through 8/15/16 to Elementary Education Majors who have at least 28 credits. Distance Learning (DL) tuition is not part of the plateau. DL classes are assessed a $60 online technology lab fee per class. For tuition and fee information, see: http://www.uwsuper.edu/bursar/fees/index.cfm.
E1 3.00  Online    3 of 22 open
Wait List:
10 of 10
  
This class is open to both DL and on campus students. On campus students can enroll (no petition required). Priority registration will be given through 8/15/16 to Elementary Education Majors who have at least 28 credits. Distance Learning (DL) tuition is not part of the plateau. DL classes are assessed a $60 online technology lab fee per class. For tuition and fee information, see: http://www.uwsuper.edu/bursar/fees/index.cfm.
2261MUSI 170Introduction To Music
View Books for this Class
This class is open to both DL and on campus students. On campus students can enroll as of 5/15/17 (no petition required). Tuition is not part of the plateau; online fees apply. In addition this class has an online technology administration fee of $60. For tuition and fee schedules see www.uwsuper.edu/bursar
E1A 3.00  Online    4 of 22 open
Wait List:
10 of 10
  
This class is open to both DL and on campus students. On campus students can enroll as of 5/15/17 (no petition required). Tuition is not part of the plateau; online fees apply. In addition this class has an online technology administration fee of $60. For tuition and fee schedules see www.uwsuper.edu/bursar
2383MUSI 170Introduction To Music
View Books for this Class
This class is open to both DL and on campus students. On campus students can enroll as of 5/15/17 (no petition required). Tuition is not part of the plateau; online fees apply. In addition this class has an online technology administration fee of $60. For tuition and fee schedules see www.uwsuper.edu/bursar
E1B 3.00  Online    5 of 22 open
Wait List:
10 of 10
  
This class is open to both DL and on campus students. On campus students can enroll as of 5/15/17 (no petition required). Tuition is not part of the plateau; online fees apply. In addition this class has an online technology administration fee of $60. For tuition and fee schedules see www.uwsuper.edu/bursar

For up to date information all schedules please refer to the class search page in the E-Hive portal.

Note: the Class Schedule information below reflects data as of 9/29/16 11:45 AM.