School of Music
College of Performing and Visual Arts
Nancy L. Glen is an Associate Professor of Music Education at the University of Northern Colorado. Her areas of specialization include elementary general music, interdisciplinary learning, development of teaching philosophy in music education majors, and development of a Senior Capstone Course in the BME degree program. She teaches courses in the Philosophy of Music Education, Psychology of Music Education, Elementary Music Methods, and the Senior Capstone Course for Music Education Majors. She is an active researcher and has presented at state, national, and international venues. On campus, she has been an HLC CO-chair, completed the Assessment Learning Institute, facilitated a Schulze Interdisciplinary Studies presentation, and is serving her third term as Secretary of the Faculty Senate.
Dr. Glen is a member of the Advisory Board for Music Educators Journal, and has recently presented at the 2016 Music and Lifelong Learning Symposium in Ithaca NY, 2016 National Association for Music Education National Research Conference in Atlanta, 2016 Colorado Music Educators State Conference, 2015 UNT International Czech Music Festival in Texas, 2015 International Symposium on Sociology in Music Education in New Orleans, the 2015 International Symposium on Singing and Song in St. John’s Labrador/Newfoundland, and the 2015 Hawaii International Conference of Arts and Humanities. She will be facilitating a Middle School Boys’ Choral Festival in October, 2017 with two UNC colleagues, featuring Dr. Patrick Freer as the clinician. Her most recent article: “Why Do We ‘Skip to My Lou’, Anyway? Teaching Play Party Songs in Historical Context” appears in the current issue of General Music Today.