Following the meeting, Rebecca Mergen Pennington will present a program on the topic of Teaching Young Children between the ages of 3 1/2 and 5.
Rebecca Mergen Pennington has been a member of the faculty of the New School for Music Study since 2007. She currently serves as Administrative Director.
Dr. Pennington has been a frequent performer in faculty recitals, contributed to teacher development through blog posts, teaching videos, and work at the NSMS Summer Seminar, and teaches the popular Piano Detectives Club class for kindergarten students.
She holds a DMA and MM in Piano Performance from the University of Kansas, and a BM in Music Education from Concordia College. Previous teachers include Jack Winerock and Jay Hershberger. Dr. Pennington has presented at NCKP and MTNA conferences.
She is interested in collaborative music and 20th century music.