MTNA e-Journal Editorial Commitee

Paola Savvidou

Paola Savvidou, NCTM, Chair
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Paola Savvidou serves as Wellness Initiative Program manager and adjunct lecturer in music (piano) at the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance. She frequently presents research on the intersection of wellness and piano pedagogy and has received Article of the Year awards from American Music Teacher and the MTNA e-Journal.

Diana Dumlavwalla

Diana Dumlavwalla, NCTM
Florida State University
Tallahassee, Florida

Diana Dumlavwalla, NCTM, is on faculty at Florida State University’s College of Music as assistant professor of piano pedagogy. She serves as an examiner for the Royal Conservatory and has performed across three continents.

Jackie Edwards-Henry

Jackie Edwards-Henry
Mississippi State University, Retired
Starkville, Mississippi

Jackie Edwards-Henry, PhD, is retired from Mississippi State University, where she was professor of piano, pedagogy and coordinator of group piano. Dalcroze trained, she incorporates this methodology in independent and group teaching.

Pete Jutras

Pete Jutras, NCTM
University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia

Pete Jutras, PhD, NCTM, is director of the Hugh Hodgson School of Music at the University of Georgia. He is the former editor of Clavier Companion and a leading advocate for piano pedagogy.

Gayle Kowalchyk

Gayle Kowalchyk
California State University Northridge
Northridge, California

Gayle Kowalchyk is a faculty member at California State University, Northridge. She earned a doctorate degree from Teachers College and is a co-author of Music for Little Mozarts and Premier Piano Course.

Omar Roy

Omar Roy
University of South Carolina
Columbia, South Carolina

Omar Roy, DMA, is assistant professor of piano and piano pedagogy at the University of South Carolina. He teaches applied piano and is coordinator of group piano. His research interests include practice efficiency and musical semiotics.

Sarah Rushing

Sarah Rushing, NCTM
West Texas A&M University
Canyon, Texas

Sarah Rushing, NCTM is asistant professor of piano at West Texas A&M University, where she teaches applied piano, class piano, and piano pedagogy.Her research focuses on the piano works of Debussy and Brahms.