Alex Ruthmann

Dir of Music Education & Professor of Music Technology
New York University

S. Alex Ruthmann is Associate Professor of Music Education & Music Technology at NYU Steinhardt. He is Director of the NYU Music Experience Design Lab (MusEDLab) whose associates research and design new technologies and experiences for music making, learning and engagement together youth, school, industry and community partners. He and his collaborators are the recipients of multiple National Science Foundation grants exploring the interdisciplinary teaching of computational and musical thinking, and commercialization strategies for music and media education technologies.

Ruthmann is Past President of the Association for Technology in Music Instruction, Past Chair of the Creativity special research interest group of the Society for Research in Music Education, Associate Editor of the Journal of Music, Technology, and Education. Ruthmann received an interdisciplinary B.Mus. degree from the University of Michigan in Music and Technology, and M.Mus. and Ph.D. degrees in Music Education from Oakland University. Active in social media, you can follow his curated posts on music learning, teaching and technology as @alexruthmann on Twitter and follow the work of the MusEDLab at http://musedlab.org/.

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