Jay Dorfman is an Assistant Professor of Music in the Music Education Department at Boston University. He holds BM and MM degrees from the University of Miami (FL) and the PhD from Northwestern University (IL). Dr. Dorfman is an active presenter at local, state, and national music education conferences. Dr. Dorfman is the author of Theory and Practice of Technology-Based Music Instruction (Oxford University Press, 2013). He has been published in several scholarly journals including The Journal of Music Teacher Education, Contributions to Music Education, The Journal of Technology in Music Learning, and Music Educators Journal. He is the Past-President of the Technology Institute for Music Educators (TI:ME) and also holds memberships in MENC: The National Association for Music Education, The College Music Society, The Association for Technology in Music Instruction, and the International Society for Technology in Education. He taught high school instrumental, general, and electronic music in Broward County, Florida. His research interests include the uses of technology in music teaching and learning; instrumental music teacher education; and comprehensive and interdisciplinary approaches to music education.