Sarah Perry, Ed.D, MT-BC, is Assistant Professor of Music Education. Before her appointment to the Westminster Choir College faculty, she was adjunct Assistant Professor of Music Education at Teachers College, Columbia University, Brooklyn College’s Conservatory of Music, and Pur-due University Fort Wayne where she taught courses focused on music in special education set-tings, inclusiveness in the arts, and integrated arts learning as well as psychology of music. Dr. Perry’s specializations include music in special education and integrated arts learning, focusing on addressing the needs of special learners in music, visual arts, and dance settings. She also consults with Every Voice Choirs, where she is the director of VoiceAbility, a choir for children with spe-cial needs. In demand as a clinician, she has led teacher training workshops for visual arts, dance/movement and music educators focusing on responding to individual differences in public schools in New York and Maryland. She has also consulted with various arts education programs including The Harmony Program, The Juilliard School’s Global K-12 Teaching Artists program, The New Jersey Performing Arts Center, The Philadelphia Orchestra and Art-Reach, The Weill Music Institute at Carnegie Hall, The New York Philharmonic School Partnership Program, and Midori and Friends. Dr. Perry is a cellist at heart, and she also plays classical and folk guitar. She enjoys keeping her performance skills in shape singing with the Cantigas Women’s Choir, where she is also a member of their Board of Directors.
Dr. Perry was awarded a Doctor in Music and Music Education, a Master of Education in Music and Music Education, and a Master of Arts in Music and Music Education from Teachers College, Columbia University. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Music Therapy from Elizabethtown College.