Publications

Meals, C.D. (2016). Autonomy without anarchy: Peer interaction, learning, and musical growth in the school ensemble. Praxis: The Electronic Journal of the Sam Houston State University Center for Music Education, 1(2). (link to full paper)  

Morrison, S.J., Price, H.E., Smedley, E.M., Meals, C.D. (2014). Conductor gestures influence evaluations of ensemble performance. Frontiers in Psychology, 806. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00806. (link to full paper

Research Conference Presentations

** Presentation by co-author

"Questions of Lag: An Investigation of Sonic Response to Conductor Gesture"

  • Spoken paper presentation at the Together in Music (TIM-18) Conference, April 2018 - York, UK
  • Poster presentation at the 2018 National Association for Music Education (NAfME) Research and Teacher Education Conference, March 2018 - Atlanta, GA

“Effects of Temporal Congruence on Evaluations of Conductor Efficacy”

  • Poster presentation at the 14th International Conference on Music Cognition and Perception (ICMPC14), July 2016 – San Francisco, CA**
  • Spoken paper presentation at the 2016 National Association for Music Education (NAfME) Research and Teacher Education Conference, March 2016 – Atlanta, GA
  • Spoken paper presentation at the 2016 International Symposium on Performance Science (ISPS), September 2015 – Kyoto, Japan**
  • Spoken paper presentation at the 2015 International Conference on the Multimodal Experience of Music (ICMEM), March 2015 – Sheffield, England, UK
  • Poster presentation at the 2015 National Association for Music Education (NAfME) Northwest Division Conference, February 2015 – Spokane, WA**
  • Poster presentation at the 2015 Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) Convention, February 2015 – San Antonio, TX

“Keeping Up: Do Extramusical Factors Influence Ensemble Performance at Compulsory Music Contest?”

  • Poster presentation at the 2015 Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) Convention, February 2015 – San Antonio, TX

“Conductor Gestures Influence Evaluations of Ensemble Performance”

  • Poster presented at the 13th International Conference on Music Cognition and Perception (ICMPC13), August 2014 – Seoul, South Korea
  • Poster presented at the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) National Conference, March 2014 – St. Louis, MO

“The Nations in Our Midst: Exploration of Secondary Music Ensemble Culture”

  • Poster presented at the College Music Society (CMS) Summit on Music, Science and Society, May 2014 – Seattle, WA

“In the Zone of Proximal Spirit: Culture and Learning in Collegiate Athletic Band”

  • Spoken paper presented at the 2014 College Band Director’s National Association (CBDNA) Athletic Band Symposium, May 2014 – Charlottesville, VA

In-service/Professional Development Conference Presentations

"Under The Hood: The Inner Game of Sight-Reading" 

  • Presentation at the 2017 Louisiana Music Educators Association Professional Development Conference, November 2017 – Baton Rouge, LA 

“It CAN Be Done: edTPA, Performing Ensembles, and YOU!”

  • Presentation at the 2017 Georgia Music Educators Association In-Service, January 2017 – Athens, GA
  • Presentation at the 2016 Midwest Clinic: An International Band & Orchestra Conference, December 2016 – Chicago, IL

“Promoting Listening Skills Through Conducting and Rehearsal”

  • Presentation at the 2016 Louisiana Music Educators Association Professional Development Conference, November 2016 – Baton Rouge, LA