About the School
Janet Moore

Professor Emeritus of Music Education
Email: moorejs@usf.edu

Janet Moore, Professor Emeritus of Music Education, taught graduate and undergraduate courses in music education and honors arts/humanities when she was Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies and Associate Professor of Music Education at USF.

Her research interests include: strategies in teaching music and arts education; fostering creative thinking in music; arts philosophy and sociological perspectives in music; developmental music aptitude; rhythm and movement methodologies; and children's musical development. She presented papers at the Internatioinal Society for Music Education (ISME) and for meetings and conferences in Italy, Canada, Gabon, and South Africa.

Moore authored Understanding Music Through Sound Explorations and Experiments. She is also published in On the Nature of the Musical Experience and in the journals Arts Education Policy Review, Music Educators Journal, General Music Today, Research Perspectives in Music Education, Ostinato Notes, Update, and Music Education Research International.

She serves on the Editorial Boards for Music Education Research International, Florida Music Director, and on the Executive Board for the Suncoast Music Education Research Symposium. She served as editor for General Music Today, a national MENC publication, and on the Executive Boards for the Society for General Music MENC, the Alliance for Active Music Making in the Society for Music Teacher Education, the Suncoast Music Education Forum, and the National Advisory Board for the ISME World Conference in Tampa.

Moore earned her BM at Eastern Kentucky University, and an MM and Doctorate of Education at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro.