Dawn McCord

Dawn McCord, D.M.A

Associate Professor of Music Education & Organ

Phone: 678-839-6266 | Fax: 678-839-6259

Email:  dmccord@westga.edu

Office: Humanities Building 233

Biography

Dawn Harmon McCord, DMA and NCTM, is Professor of Music Education and Organ Studies at the University of West Georgia and has served on the boards of the Georgia Music Educators and Georgia Music Teachers Association (GMTA) including serving as President of GMTA. Dr. McCord is also Director of Music and Organist at Carrollton Presbyterian Church. She holds degrees from UGA, LSU, and FSU with studies in Music Education, Choral Conducting, and Organ Performance. She regularly adjudicates piano events and her research interests include topics related to teaching and learning, piano proficiency, teacher preparation, and all-state choral policies and practice. She has presented her research at international, national, and state conferences.


Courses and Sections

  • Courses Taught
    • MUSC-1401 (Aural Skills I)    
    • MUSC-1402 (Aural Skills II)    
    • MUSC-3900 (Music in Elementary Schools)    
    • MUSC-4011 (Choral Methods and Materials)    
    • MUSC-4040 (Prin & Meth of Mus Learn & Tch)    
    • MUSC-4186 (Teaching Internship)    
    • MUSC-4187 (Teaching Internship)    
    • MUSC-4188 (Teaching Internship)    
    • MUSC-4610B (Secondary Applied: Organ)    
    • MUSC-6083 (Research Methods and Materials)    
    • MUSC-6110 (Hist & Philosophy of Music Ed)    
    • MUSC-6120 (Factors of Musical Learning)    
    • MUSC-6184 (Seminar in Music Education)    
    • MUSC-6999 (Thesis in Music)    
  • Summer 2016 Sections
    • MUSC-6083 (Research Methods and Materials) Section: E01
  • Spring 2016 Sections
    • MUSC-1402 (Aural Skills II) Section: 01   [View Syllabus]
    • MUSC-4011 (Choral Methods and Materials) Section: 01   [View Syllabus]
    • MUSC-4186 (Teaching Internship) Section: 01   [View Syllabus]
    • MUSC-4187 (Teaching Internship) Section: 01   [View Syllabus]
    • MUSC-4188 (Teaching Internship) Section: 01   [View Syllabus]
    • MUSC-6110 (Hist & Philosophy of Music Ed) Section: E01   [View Syllabus]
    • MUSC-6120 (Factors of Musical Learning) Section: E01
    • MUSC-6999 (Thesis in Music) Section: E01
  • Fall 2015 Sections
    • MUSC-1401 (Aural Skills I) Section: 01
    • MUSC-3900 (Music in Elementary Schools) Section: 01
    • MUSC-4040 (Prin & Meth of Mus Learn & Tch) Section: 01
    • MUSC-4186 (Teaching Internship) Section: 01
    • MUSC-4187 (Teaching Internship) Section: 01
    • MUSC-4188 (Teaching Internship) Section: 01
    • MUSC-4610B (Secondary Applied: Organ) Section: 01
    • MUSC-6184 (Seminar in Music Education) Section: E01
  • Summer 2015 Sections
    • MUSC-6120 (Factors of Musical Learning) Section: E01
  • Spring 2015 Sections
    • MUSC-1402 (Aural Skills II) Section: 01
    • MUSC-4011 (Choral Methods and Materials) Section: 01
    • MUSC-4186 (Teaching Internship) Section: 01
    • MUSC-4187 (Teaching Internship) Section: 01
    • MUSC-4188 (Teaching Internship) Section: 01
    • MUSC-4610B (Secondary Applied: Organ) Section: 01
    • MUSC-6083 (Research Methods and Materials) Section: E01
    • MUSC-6999 (Thesis in Music) Section: 01