GIML Chapters

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About Each Chapter

Michigan GIML

JESSICA GLASER, PRESIDENT

The Michigan Chapter welcomes members new and old to deepen our understanding of Music Learning Theory and embolden lifelong musicians in the Mitten State and beyond!

Mid-Atlantic

SHARON SAUL, PRESIDENT

Sharing the vision set forth by Dr. Edwin E. Gordon and the Gordon Institute for Music Learning (GIML), the Mid-Atlantic Chapter (MA-GIML) is entrusted with the advancement of Music Learning Theory in Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, and Virginia.

MA-GIML is dedicated to:

  • continuing study, support, and growth of Music Learning Theory throughout the Mid-Atlantic States.
  • creating a nurturing and supportive community for researchers and practitioners of Music Learning Theory.
  • promoting the use of Music Learning Theory in Mid-Atlantic schools and learning environments.
  • disseminating research in music education and its practical applications in the music classroom.
  • providing professional development resources such as workshops and newsletters at the local level

New England GIML

ANDY MULLEN, PRESIDENT

New England GIML is dedicated to providing networking and professional development opportunities to Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Maine, New Hampshire and Connecticut. Click below to find out how to get involved. 

New York GIML

LINSE SULLIVAN, PRESIDENT

NY-GIML promotes the broad application of a Music Learning Theory pioneered by Dr. Edwin E. Gordon. NY-GIML provides teacher training and supports the teaching of students of all ages throughout New York State. Typically in the Western New York area, we regularly host GIML faculty and local practitioners for in-person workshops and courses. We also serve our wider NY chapter with online webinars, chapter gatherings, and asynchronous professional development resources.

Want to get involved? Contact the NY-GIML president!

Ohio GIML

Julia ZANELLA, PRESIDENT

We are the Gordon Institute for Music Learning. Ohio is one of six state chapters of national GIML. Our purpose is to advance music understanding through audiation. We believe in the music potential of each individual and support an interactive community with opportunities for musical and professional development. Our chapter, Ohio GIML, shares in the vision set forth by Dr. Edwin E. Gordon and the Gordon Institute for Music Learning and is dedicated to the advancement of Music Learning Theory. As a state chapter of this organization we are dedicated to:

  • The continuing study, support, and growth of Music Learning Theory throughout the state of Ohio
  • The development of a support system for practitioners of Music Learning Theory where ideas, knowledge and techniques may be shared and nurtured
  • Promoting the use of Music Learning Theory in schools, public and private in the state of Ohio
  • Continuing to learn about research in music education and its practical applications in the music classroom
  • Providing professional development resources such as workshops and newsletters at the local level

South Eastern GIML

KATHRYN REARDON, PRESIDENT

The South Eastern chapter of GIML is comprised of the following states: Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana. 

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