Pamela D. Pike
Pamela D. Pike is the Aloysia Landry Barineau endowed associate professor of piano pedagogy at Louisiana State University, where she also coordinates the group piano program. In addition to her university teaching, Dr. Pike educates all levels of pre-college students and specializes in teaching adult leisure piano students, both in the private and group setting. In 2012 Pike won the LSU Tiger Athletic Foundation Undergraduate Teaching Award and in 2013 received the Music Teachers National Association Article of the Year award. She has presented papers and workshops at international and national music, arts, and education conferences throughout Asia, Europe, North, and South America.
Recent articles have been published in the International Journal of Music Education, Music Education Research, Journal of Music Teacher Education, Journal of Music, Technology & Education, CMS Symposium, MTNA e-Journal and American Music Teacher. Pike serves on the e-Journal editorial committee for Music Teachers National Association, she chairs the Music in Higher Education committee for College Music Society, is a commissioner for the ISME Commission for the Education of the Professional Musician (CEPROM) and is a member of the research and the adult learning committees for the National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy.
The Ninth Semester: Preparing Undergraduates to Function as Professional Musicians in the 21st Century