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Elissa Johnson-Green
Professor Elissa Ann Johnson-GreenAssistant Professor in Music
  • College
    College of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Department
    Music Department
  • Phone
    (978) 934-3829
  • Office
    Durgin Hall - 318
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Research Interests

The EcoSonic Playground Project: PlaySpace and PlayPark The Lowell String Project Immersive music education using STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) skills to teach children music composition The transitional properties of music across home, school, and community Music teacher education

Education

  • EDD: Music and Music Education, (2012), Teachers College, Columbia University - New York, NY
    Supporting Area: Childhood Development and Parenting
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: Ordinary magic: The musical foundations of transition in family life
  • Other: Music Education, (2003), Teachers College, Columbia University - New York, NY
    Supporting Area: Childhood Development
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: "One more thing": Parents reflect on musical parenting of infants
  • Other: Baroque Flute Performance, (1994), Oberlin Conservatory of Music - Oberlin, OH
    Supporting Area: Musicology
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: Lecture recital on the "gigue" dance form in historical performance
  • Other: Flute performance, (1992), The Peabody Institute of Music of the Johns Hopkins University - Baltimore, MD
    Supporting Area: Voice performance
  • Other: Flute Performance, (1988), The Juilliard School of Music - New York, NY
    Supporting Area: Choral Performance

Biography

Elissa Johnson-Green is an Assistant Professor of Music and Music Education. In her earlier life, she was a professional flutist and later became a teacher in K-8 music education. She received both a professional master's degree and doctorate in music education from Teachers College, Columbia University.

Selected Awards and Honors

  • Excellence in Teaching Award (2017), Teaching - University of Massachusetts Lowell, Department of Music

Selected Publications

  • Johnson-Green, E., Custodero, L. (2008) "Caregiving in counterpoint: Reciprocal influences in the musical parenting of younger and older infants.," Early child development and care 178:1 pp. 15 - 39
  • Johnson-Green, E., Stevens, S. (2006) "Time to transition: The connection between musical free play and school readiness.,"
  • Johnson-Green, E., Custodero, L. (2003) "Passing the cultural torch: Musical experience and musical parenting of infants.," Journal of research in music education 51:2 pp. 102 - 114

Selected Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • President’s Sustainability Grant (2017), Grant - University of Massachusetts Lowell
    Lee, C. (Co-Principal), Johnson-Green, E. (Co-Principal)
  • Chancellor's 2020 Challenge Grant (2015), Grant - University of Massachusetts Lowell
    Lee, C. (Co-Principal), Johnson-Green, E. (Co-Principal)