At Home & In the Classroom: Bridging the Gap with Soundtrap
2:00 - 2:50 PM • Yellow Room
Named the 2012 TI:ME Technology Teacher of the Year, Barbara Freedman has been teaching Electronic Music & Audio Engineering at Greenwich High School in Connecticut since 2001. She is the author of the book Teaching Music Through Composition: A Curriculum Using Technology published by Oxford University Press. She is a technology trainer, leads professional development workshops around the country and is a consultant to schools and districts on building technology labs and integrating technology into the curriculum. Barbara is the Co-President of the Music Educator Technologists Association/Technology Institute for Music Educators (META/TI:ME), Connecticut Chapter. She holds a Bachelor of Science and Master of Music in Performance from Brooklyn College Conservatory of Music City University of New York and Professional Studies Diploma from the Mannes College of Music. Barbara performs regularly with the Ridgefield and Bridgeport Symphonies. She studied conducting at the Hartt School of Music, Westminster Choir College, and The Julliard School. Barbara’s motto, “Teach music. The technology will follow.” has become the rallying cry for music technology teachers around the world.