Elizabeth Palmer, D.M.A., is the founder of Modern Maestro, Inc., a non-profit offering enrichment programs and professional development for music students and teachers, as well as, fiscal sponsorship for school-based music programs. Most recently Dr. Palmer was an instrumental music teacher in Prince George’s County, Maryland, and co-author of the middle school band and orchestra curriculum for the school district. Her research, which focuses on social and cultural capital, social justice, and culturally relevant/responsive pedagogies, has been presented at international and domestic conferences and published in Update: Applications of Research in Music Education. Her most recent publication, Grounded Framework for Culturally Relevant and Responsive Music Teaching is now available at https://doi.org/10.1177/87551233211055815. Dr. Palmer is a Teachers Pay Teachers 2020 Teach for Justice grantee, and the Director for Diversity and Inclusion of Sigma Alpha Iota, International Music Fraternity.
Secondary Instrumental Methods
Bachelor of Arts in Music Technology — Susquehanna University