Joanne Erwin

Joanne Erwin

Joanne Erwin

Erwin

Joanne Erwin, Professor Emerita of Music Education at Oberlin Conservatory, earned her Bachelor’s (magna cum laude) and Master’s degree in Music Education at University of Illinois. At Oberlin she taught String Methods, String Pedagogy with an outreach project and Conducting. After teaching strings in public schools and Suzuki cello in Illinois and Texas she went on to earn her Ph.D. in String Pedagogy at University of North Texas. She has performed as a cellist in the Fort Worth Symphony and been director for youth orchestras in Texas and in Ohio. She has presented at conferences and conducted festival orchestras both nationally and internationally. She is a co-author for New Directions for Strings, Prelude to Music Education and written other articles for American String Teacher and Teaching Music.