Dr. Emily Mason

Office: MB-218 l 559-278-8863 l emason@csufresno.edu

Director of Men's and Women's Choirs - California State University, Fresno

Dr. Emily MasonDr. Emily Mason is an Assistant Professor at California State University Fresno, where she teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in music education. She holds degrees from Florida State University (Ph.D., Music Education), the Ohio State University (M.M., Vocal Performance) and Capital University (B.M., Music Education). An elementary general music specialist, Dr. Mason also has certification and training in several teaching pedagogies including the Kodály Method, Orff-Schulwerk Approach, and Dalcroze-Eurhythmics.   An active clinician and researcher, Dr. Mason has presented workshops and research at state and national conferences, and has been published in Update:  Applications of Research in Music Education, the Music Educators Journal, and General Music Today.  Her research interests include preservice teachers, music in early childhood, and community engagement.  Additionally, Dr. Mason is in demand as a choral conductor, having conducted children’s choirs in Illinois, Florida, and New York.  She has been a guest conductor for numerous music festivals in New York and Florida, and adjudicated festivals in Illinois and California.  Recently, Dr. Mason presented her research at the National Association for Music Education Conference (NAfME) in Georgia, and has been providing music instruction for pre-school children in the Huggins Center at Fresno State.  In the summer of 2016 Dr. Mason will serve as an Invited Clinician at the Tennessee Arts Academy, a week long intensive academy that includes participants from all over the United States.