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Ronald Sherwin

Associate Professor / Chairperson


Curriculum Vitae (PDF)



College of Visual & Performing Arts 204D


2004The University of MainePhD
2000The University of MaineMM
1995Castleton State UniversityBA


  • Music Education
  • Assessment
  • Conducting
  • Music History/Performance Practice

Research interests

  • Assessment
  • Civic Engagement

Select publications

Ronald Sherwin & Sarah McQuarrie (2017).
Impact of state testing on music classrooms in the United States.
Assessment Practices in Music Education, OUP

Ronald Sherwin & Tobias Monte (2016).
MCAS, PARCC, and the relationship between music instruction and state-mandated comprehensive assessments.
Connecting practice, measurement, and evaluation, GIA, 163-176.

Ronald Sherwin & Sarah McQuarrie (2013).
Assessment in music education: Relationships between classroom practice and professional publication topics.
Research & Issues in Music Education, 11(1)

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