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Sandra Doneski

Sandra Doneski

Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs
Associate Professor of Music
Director, Graduate Program in Music Education
Director of Undergraduate Program in Music Education

Dr. Sandra Doneski has taught in the Department of Music at Gordon College since 1999. She has been a teacher of music to students in kindergarten through graduate school. She teaches courses in music education methods, learning theory, assessment, curriculum development. She also supervises student teachers and conducts the Gordon College Children’s Choir. Dr. Doneski founded the Children’s Choir in 2000 to give children in the community ... more ➔

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Michael Coelho

Michael Coelho

Instructor of String Methods, Music Education

Michael H. Coelho serves as the Director of Fine Arts for the Ipswich Public Schools in Ipswich, Massachusetts where he oversees all K-12 music, art, and drama educators and students. He is also entering his eighth year as Director of Orchestras for the Ipswich Public Schools where he is responsible for five ensembles ranging from grades 6-12. Aside from public school education, Mr. Coelho is part of the music education faculty at Longy School ... more ➔

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Gerald Dolan

Gerald Dolan

Music Education Practicum and Pre-Practicum Supervisor
Instructor Instrumental Methods
Brass Methods and Advanced Conducting

Gerald Dolan has led the NorthEast Massachusetts Youth Orchestra as Music Director since 2011. He held the same position with the Northshore Youth Symphony Orchestra from 1995-2011. Mr. Dolan was conductor of the Senior Orchestra for eleven years, Wind Ensemble for three years, and conducted the Intermezzo Orchestra for eight years. Mr. Dolan returns to conduct the Wind Ensemble in the 2019-2020 Concert Season. Mr. Dolan teaches ... more ➔

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Todd Young

Todd Young

Instructor of Music Education Methods

Todd Young has just joined the faculty of Gordon College as a part-time instructor in undergraduate music education and a member of the faculty of the Graduate Education program. He is chair of the Fine and Performing Arts Department at Newton North High School in Newton, Massachusetts, where he also teaches chorus, music Technology, film scoring, and music history. Previously, Mr. Young taught middle school music in the Needham, Massachusetts ... more ➔

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