- Lecturer in Music and Human Learning
Marjorie Yankeelov is currently a lecturer in the College of Fine Arts at the University of Texas at Austin, where she works primarily in the Center for Music and Human Learning. She holds a BM in Music Education and Oboe Performance from Belmont University, an MM in Oboe Performance from the College-Conservatory of Music at University of Cincinnati, and a DMA in Music Education from Boston University. Her research interests lie at the intersection of music psychology and aural skills acquisition, specifically, the examination of auditory representations between musicians with notation-based and ear-based musical biographies. Her teaching experiences have included K-6 general music in Nashville, private double reed teaching in Nashville public schools and Tennessee State University as well as oboe, music theory and music education courses in the School of Music at Belmont University, where she served as an adjunct for 12 years. An active oboist, she has done extensive freelancing and studio work in Austin, Nashville, and Cincinnati, playing with groups ranging from the Austin Symphony, Orchestra Nashville and the Nashville Symphony, to artists such as Wynonna Judd, Jewel, Donna Summer, Trey Anastasio, Sutton Foster, and Brave Old World.