Deborah L. Pierce
Deborah L. Pierce is a harpsichordist, vocalist, music information specialist, music educator, and certified Neurolinguistic Programming practitioner. She has spent the last half-century teaching and exploring music and its various relationships to humanity. Her research interests span the gamut of human thought and action, but most often are focused on Baroque performance practice, life-long learning, human potentials, social artistry, musician wellness, and the influence of music on our health and spirit. She has taught music in K-12 classrooms, private studio, and higher education and is currently teaching the course, "Exploring the Power of Music", for the Honors program at the University of Washington.
Deborah has given presentations about the course in several venues including the Social Artistry Summit and Congress, and a symposium, "Your Brain Needs Music," held at the University of Colorado Boulder, where she was encouraged to write about her experiences for the College Music Symposium by other presenters.