Susan Goldman-Moore


Applied Associate Professor Coordinator of Voice and Vocal Music Education Lorton Performance Center  2160
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Professor Goldman-Moore's professional background includes 20 years teaching K-12 vocal music and directing choirs in public and private schools in the Rochester, NY area, teaching collegiate music education classes and voice at S.U.N.Y. Cortland, and directing choir at Tompkins-Cortland Community College. Professor Goldman-Moore studied choral arranging with Alice Parker and choral techniques with Frauke Haasemann at Westminster Choir College; choral performances under the direction of Robert Shaw, Eugene Ormandy, Aaron Copland, and Sara Caldwell at Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY. She studied voice with Masako Toribara and Josephine Antoine at Eastman School of Music.

At TU, Professor Goldman-Moore teaches Voice, Vocal Pedagogy, Music in the Secondary School, Music in the Elementary School, and Freshmen Orientation Class, Get to Know the Music Major. She is also an academic advisor.

Professor Goldman-Moore coordinates yearly vocal department master classes with professional singers as guest artists and music education workshops for TU music students, faculty, and local music educators. Past workshops in Orff Schulwerk, Kodaly, and Dalcroze have been presented by well-known music educators from across the country. The upcoming vocal music workshop, Acting for Singers, will be presented in Fall 2012.

Education and Degrees Earned

  • M.M. (Music Education) Syracuse University
  • B.A. (Music) University of Rochester, Eastman School of Music
  • Forty-five additional graduate hours in music and education:
    • University of Rochester, Eastman School of Music
    • State University of New York at Potsdam
    • Westminster Choir College, Princeton, New Jersey Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York

Areas of Academic Specialty

Voice and Vocal Music Education

  • Performance Anxiety – making use of Alexander and Feldenkrais Techniques to increase body awareness
  • Music Education –interactive teaching techniques in Elementary and Secondary vocal music/choral classrooms
  • Advising students regarding curriculum, career goals

Previous Teaching Experience

  • Choral Director/Vocal Music Teacher
    • Avon Central School, Avon, NY
  • Adjunct Voice, Music Education Instructor
    • State University College Cortland, New York
  • Adjunct Instructor (Choral)
    • Tompkins Cortland Community College
  • Choral Director/Vocal Music Teacher
    • Victor Central School, Victor, NY
  • Instructor in Voice, Choral Director
    • Hochstein Music School, Rochester, NY

Previous Relevant Work Experience

  • Piano Accompanist
    • State University College Cortland
  • New York Piano Accompanist
    • Tompkins Cortland Community College, Dryden, NY
  • Choir Director/Organist
    • First United Methodist Church, Homer, NY

Professional Affiliations

  • Music Educators National Conference
  • Oklahoma Music Educators Association
  • National Association of Teachers of Singing
  • Green Country Orff Schulwerk Association

Courses Taught at TU

  • Art of Singing (MUS 1113)
  • Elementary Music Education (MUS 3163)
  • Music in the Secondary School (MUS 4363)
  • Senior Seminar (MUS 4973)
  • The College Experience (AS 1001)
  • Voice (MUS 0671-3)