Music - String Education
244 Music Building
Dr. Rebecca MacLeod is Associate Professor of Music Education at the University of North Carolina in Greensboro, where she specializes in string pedagogy. Prior to joining the faculty at UNCG, she was the assistant artistic director and conductor of the Tallahassee Symphony Youth Chamber Orchestra and Philharmonia Orchestra in Tallahassee, Florida. A native of Pennsylvania, she taught elementary, middle, and high school orchestra in Hollidaysburg and Beaver, Pennsylvania, where she was chair of music activities. Dr. MacLeod is published in the Journal of Research in Music Education, International Journal of Music Education, Bulletin for the Council of Research in Music Education, Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, Journal of Music Teacher Education, String Research Journal, and the Florida Music Educators Journal. Her research on working with underserved populations, vibrato technique, music teacher education, and music perception has been presented at the International Conference of Music Perception and Cognition, Music Educators National Conference, National Association for Music Education National Conference, American String Teachers National Conference, Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic, Society for Music Teacher Education, and several music educators state conferences.
Dr. MacLeod received her undergraduate degree from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and her MME and PhD from Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida. She continues to serve on the faculty of the high school summer music camps at Florida State University and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She is a frequent guest conductor and clinician throughout the United States.