Vanessa L. Bond
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Vanessa L. Bond

860-768-4002

vbond@hartford.edu


Vanessa Bond, Assistant Professor of Music Education at The Hartt School, specializes in early childhood/elementary general music education, choral music education, and world music pedagogy. Her research focuses on the musical lives of young children, the application of Reggio Emilia Early Childhood Approach principles to music education and underrepresented groups in choral music education. Dr. Bond has presented her research at international, national and state conferences, and has published papers in Journal of Music Teacher Education, General Music Today, Update: Applications of research in Music Education and Contributions to Music Education. She joined the Connecticut Children's Choir faculty in 2012 and is the current director of the Prelude Choir for children in grades 3 - 5. Previous to her her doctoral studies at Case Western Reserve University, she taught elementary general/vocal music in Montgomery Country (Maryland) Public Schools. She is a member of the National Association for Music Education, American Choral Director's Association, American Orff-Schulwerk Association and the Dalcorze Society of America.