Music educator and researcher. Visiting assistant professor and coordinator of music education at Bucknell University Music.
My name is Nicholas Roseth (pronounce), and I am music educator and researcher. As a teacher, I work with collegiate pre-service teachers, in-service teachers, and music-makers of all ages. As a researcher, I am interested in issues of surrounding creativity, inclusion, place and space, and well-being.
Some of my work—including recent updates, publications, research presentations, posters, masterclasses, and syllabi—can be found below.
What a productive semester! This semester I presented at two conferences, conducted an honor band festival, wrote and/or submitted three papers, taught an overload (a writing-intensive course with each student producing very different and significant papers), and advised two senior honor theses (still…
I often consider the many ways music education prevents entry into music-making. For example, in many places, unless you join beginning band in sixth grade, there may be few (if any) opportunities to join band through middle and high school. Many such road…
Bucknell University, as part of the core curriculum for students in the College of Arts & Sciences, requires that students take an “Integrated Perspectives” (IP) course. IPs are co-taught by two faculty members from different departments. Working with a history colleague, we are…
This summer I had the privilege of conducting the one-day Lycoming County Junior High School Band Festival with over 100 middle schoolers. I was originally asked to do so in Spring 2020. We managed to get one evening rehearsal in before everything closed…
Roseth, N. E. (in press). Immediacy, ensemble setup, and use of classroom space: A quasi-experimental study among secondary instrumental teachers. Psychology of Music.
Roseth, N. E. & Blackwell, J. A. (2023). Relationships between well-being and teaching adaptability among music teacher educators: A snapshot of the 2020-21 academic year. Journal of Music Teacher Education, 32(2), 86–100. https://doi.org/10.1177/10570837221120762
Roseth, N. E. (2020). A survey of secondary instrumental teachers’ immediacy, ensemble setup, and use of classroom space in Colorado and Indiana. Journal of Research in Music Education, 68(3), 305–327. https://doi.org/10.1177/0022429420944227
Roseth, N. E. (2019). Establishing reliability and validity of a tool for large ensemble teacher use of space and interactions, 15(1), 1–30. Research & Issues in Music Education. https://commons.lib.jmu.edu/rime/vol15/iss1/6
Roseth, N. E. (2019). Features of university environments that support well-being as perceived by lesbian, gay, bisexual, and questioning undergraduate music and art students. Journal of Research in Music Education, 67(2), 171–192. https://doi.org/10.1177/0022429418825146
Blackwell, J. & Roseth, N. E. (2018). The use of problem-based learning in a woodwind methods course: An action research study. Journal of Music Teacher Education, 28(1), 55–69. https://doi.org/10.1177/1057083718769262
Miksza, P., Blackwell, J., & Roseth, N. E. (2018). Self-regulated music practice: Microanalysis as a date collection technique and inspiration for pedagogical intervention. Journal of Research in Music Education, 66(3), 295–319. https://doi.org/10.1177/0022429418788557
Roseth, N. E. (2017, September). Survey of secondary instrumental teachers in Indiana and Colorado: Immediacy, ensemble setup, and use of classroom space. Research poster presented at the Society for Music Teacher Education Conference. Minneapolis, MN. 🔍View
Roseth, N. E. (2016, October). An exploratory analysis of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and questioning music and art students’ perceived institutional support of well-being. Research poster presented at the Big Ten Academic Alliance (BTAA) Music Education Conference, University of Maryland. College Park, MD. 🔍View
Roseth, N. E. & Blackwell, J. A. (2021, September). Well-being and teaching adaptability among music teacher educators: A snapshot of the 2020-2021 academic year. Research paper presented the Society for Music Teacher Education Conference. University of North Caroline Greensboro (Online conference). 🔍View
Roseth, N. E. (2019, February). Immediacy, ensemble setup, & use of classroom space: A quasi-experimental study of secondary band and orchestra teachers. Research paper presented at the Desert Skies Symposium on Research in Music Education. Tempe, AZ. 🔍View