Thomas Parente
Associate Professor Email: parente@rider.edu
Phone Number: (609) 921-7100, ext. 8288
Office Location:
Erdman Hall 24

Faculty Office Hours

Mailing Address:
101 Walnut Lane, Princeton, NJ 08540
Role: 
Faculty
Title: 
Associate Professor
Email: 
parente@rider.edu
Phone Number: 
(609) 921-7100, ext. 8288
Mailing Address: 
101 Walnut Lane, Princeton, NJ 08540
Office Location: 
Erdman Hall 24

Thomas J. Parente is a licensed Eurhythmics teacher having received his training at Carnegie Mellon University and the Longy School of Music. He is a former vice president of the Dalcroze Society of America and the author of Essential Materials for Class Piano, which is a college textbook and is published by Subito. He is also co-author of Experiencing Choral Music, an innovative series of choral books that was just released by McGraw Hill/Glencoe. Mr. Parente is a frequent clinician and has presented workshops courses and clinics for Teachers College of Columbia University, the Metropolitan Opera Guild, the Dalcroze Council of Australia’s International Summer Session, the Gina Bachauer Piano Festival, the Conservatorio de Puerto Rico, the National Piano Pedagogy Convention, the Delaware State Music Teachers Convention, Westminster Choir College’s Summer Session, Montclair State University, Towson State University, and for many other organizations. He has presented workshops for the World Piano Pedagogy Conference held in Portoroz, Slovenia and for the Institute Jaques Dalcroze's “Conference Rhythmique” which was held in Geneva, Switzerland. In the summer of 2004 he presented a session for the International Society of Music Education conference which was held in the Canary islands. He is currently finishing coursework towards a doctorate in Music Education/College Teaching at Teachers College. He maintains an active studio of private piano students.