Congratulations to Dr. Jason M. Silveira, our new chair elect for the 2012-2014 biennium. Dr. Silveira currently serves on the music education faculty at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon. More information is available at http://oregonstate.edu/cla/music/jason-silveira.
Dear SRIG members,
Dr. Jason M. Silveira was our only nominee for the Affective Response SRIG’s chair elect position for the upcoming Biennium. If there are any objections, please send a reply to firstname.lastname@example.org. If I do not hear from you by Monday, 12pm Pacific time, I will assume you are as pleased as I am with Dr. Silveira’s nomination and will announce him as the new chair-elect. Please see Dr. Silveira’s bio, listed below:
Jason M. Silveira is assistant professor of music education at Oregon State University. He received his Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees in music education from Ithaca College in Ithaca, NY. He received his Ph. D. in music education from The Florida State University, where he taught courses in music research, music education, instrumental methods, and instrumental conducting. Currently, Dr. Silveira teaches graduate and undergraduate classes in the Professional Music Teacher Education program, and also conducts the Wind Symphony at Oregon State University. His research interests include perceptions of teacher effectiveness and teacher evaluation and preparation. He has presented research at several venues, including the Texas Music Educators Association Conference and the Desert Skies Symposium on Research in Music Education, and has been published in Contributions to Music Education. Additionally, Dr. Silveira has served as an assistant conductor for the Florida State University Wind Orchestra, Chamber Winds, Concert Band and Campus Band. He has also served as guest clinician/conductor throughout New York and New England. Prior to his appointment at OSU, Dr. Silveira taught instrumental music in the state of Rhode Island, and twice received citations from the governor for promoting excellence in music education. While teaching in Rhode Island, his groups frequently performed at state, regional, and national festivals.