Corin T. Overland

Asst. Professor Prof. Practice

Phone:
(305) 284-1397
Address:
Frost North Studio Wing 5499 San Amaro Dr
Room 123
Coral Gables, Florida 33146

 
About

About Me

Quote

Everything you can do is because at one time someone cared enough to show you how it was done.   K. Kohase

Biography

Corin Overland is Assistant Professor of Professional Practice at the Frost School of Music, where he teaches courses in choral music education and choral conducting. Dr. Overland specializes in the study of economic and labor issues pertaining to arts education, teacher evaluation, and pedagogical approaches of for-profit music schools.

Overland has over fifteen years of experience as a secondary vocal music teacher, and is frequently in demand for his work with early adolescent choral ensembles. Dr. Overland currently serves on the Editorial Board of the Music Educators Journal.

Dr. Overland specializes in the study of economic and labor issues pertaining to arts education, teacher evaluation, and the pedagogical approaches of for-profit music schools. His studies have appeared in the Journal of Research in Historical Music Education, the Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education, College Music Symposium, Contributions to Music Education, and the Music Educators Journal.

He has contributed chapters to Contemporary Research in Music Education: Learning Across the Lifespan and the 2016 International Yearbook on Research in Arts Education. In addition, he has been a content consultant for the State of Florida’s Performing Fine Arts Assessment music teacher evaluation system, and a peer reviewer for NAfME, AERA, and the International Yearbook on Arts Education (INRAE).

He received his B.A. in music education from Gustavus Adolphus College in Minnesota, his M.M. in choral conducting from the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music, and his Ph.D. in music education from Temple University.
Career

Honors & Acknowledgements

Professional Experience


Career Highlights

  • Serves on the Editorial Board of the Music Educators Journal.
  • Presented research at Keokuk II: The MENC (NAfME) Centennial Celebration Conference in Keokuk, Iowa; the 2017 College Music Society International Conference in Sydney, Australia; and the 6th International Music Education Research Conference in Vilnus, Lithuania.
  • Fifteen years of experience as a secondary vocal music teacher in both public and private venues, including the nation’s largest private school.

Honors, Awards & Competitions

  • Conducted All-State and festival choruses in Minnesota, Maryland, Kansas, Hawaii, Oregon, Delaware, South Carolina, and Florida
  • Hawai’i State Theater Council Po’okela Award: Best Musical Direction 2002-2003
  • Assistant Conductor: Kansas City Chorale 2000-2001

Publications

  • Research appears in the Journal of Research in Historical Music Education, the Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education, College Music Symposium, Contributions to Music Education, and the Music Educators Journal.
  • Authored chapters have appeared in Contemporary Research in Music Education: Learning Across the Lifespan (Routledge) and the 2016 International Yearbook on Research in Arts Education (Waxmann Verlag).
  • Choral compositions published by Alliance and Santa Barbara Music Publishing