Emily Good-Perkins, Ed.D.  
Instructor of Voice

(267) 934-0660
egoodperkins@marian.edu
Steffen Music Center

Emily-Good-Perkins

Biography 

Dr. Good-Perkins has presented, performed and taught in the United States, Cuba, Austria, Italy, Sweden, Azerbaijan, England, China, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia and Indonesia.  She taught voice at American University of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates for six years and currently teachers for Boston University’s online graduate music education program.  As a Visiting Scholar at Indiana University, Jacobs School of Music, Dr. Good-Perkins is currently conducting research on vocal timbre appraisal using Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) and Virtual Reality technology.  In addition, Dr. Good-Perkins recently began her position as Executive Director for the non-profit, Voicing Futures.

Education

  • Ed.D. Columbia University, 2018
  • Ed.M. Columbia University, 2018
  • M.M. University of Arizona, 2007
  • B.M. Temple university, 2004

Courses taught

  • Applied Voice Lessons

Affiliations

  • Member, National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) 
  • Member, National Association of Multicultural Education (NAME) 
  • Member, National Association for Music Education (NAFME) 
  • Member, International Society of Music Education (ISME) 

Research interests / portfolio

  • Culturally Sustaining Vocal Pedagogy 
  • Music Education and Social Justice 
  • Vocal Timbre Perception and Appraisal  
  • Culturally Relevant Music Education 

Publications

  • Arab Students’ Perceptions of University Music Education in the United Arab Emirates: A Discussion of Music Education and Cultural Relevance, International Journal of Music Education. (2019) 
  • Rethinking Vocal Education as a Means to Encourage Positive Identity Development in Adolescents, book chapter in Humane Music Education for the Common Good- Indiana University Press (in press)  
  • Arab Students’ Perceptions of University Music Education in the United Arab Emirates: A Discussion of Music Education and Cultural RelevanceISME Music Education Research conference publication. (2018)  
  • In Search of Culturally Sustaining Music Pedagogy: Adolescent Music Students’ Perceptions of Singing and Music TeachingDissertation, Proquest. (2018)  
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