Rebekah Jordan-Miller

Assistant Professor
Office: TC 323
Phone: (519) 661-2111 x82043

Rebekah Jordan-Miller is a seasoned piano pedagogue, accredited music therapist and an accomplished pianist who has performed widely, both as a soloist and collaborative artist throughout Canada and the United States, and in Austria, Australia and Norway.

Rebekah's primary setting for music psychotherapy practice and research is the correctional facility context, exploring the application of pedagogical techniques and resources for music psychotherapy. Rebekah earned a Masters degree in Music Therapy from Wilfrid Laurier University and was the recipient of the gold medal in academic excellence at Wilfrid Laurier University as well as the Manfred and Penny Conrad Graduate Award of Distinction.

She is an active adjudicator and clinician, presenting workshops at the Music Teachers National Association state conferences for Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, and Georgia, as well as the Steinway Piano Galleries in Toronto. Rebekah is currently on the collegiate pedagogy committee for the National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy in the United States. She holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Oklahoma, a Masters degree in Music Criticism from McMaster University and a Bachelor`s degree in Piano Performance from Eastman School of Music. Her piano instructors include Gwen Beamish, Rebecca Penneys, Fernando Laires, Valerie Tryon, and Dr. Jane Magrath. She previously held academic positions at Oklahoma City University and Shorter University in Rome, Georgia. Rebekah also teaches at the Beckett School at Wilfrid Laurier University and regularly presents workshops on performance psychology for musicians.