Patricia E. Riley
Patricia Riley, D.M.A. is Associate Professor and Coordinator of Music Education at the University of Vermont. Prior to this, Dr. Riley taught at The Crane School of Music, State University of New York at Potsdam. She holds a DMA in Music Education from Shenandoah Conservatory, a MA in Music from The College of New Jersey, and a BS in Music Education from West Chester University. Previously, Dr. Riley taught instrumental, general, and choral music for twenty years in the public schools of New Jersey and Vermont; and for five years maintained a woodwind and brass studio at Green Mountain College. She has published in Music Education Research, Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, Research and Issues in Music Education, Visions of Research in Music Education, The Vermont Music Educator, and Teaching Music. Dr. Riley is a frequent presenter of sessions at international, national, regional, and state conferences. Her research interests include student music composition, cultural studies, technology, and assessment.