Caroline Blumer

PhD Candidate
Music Education
Office: TC 122

Caroline Blumer is a PhD candidate in Music Education at Western University. Caroline completed her Bachelor in Popular Music in voice and piano performance at State University of Campinas, SP, Brazil. As a soloist, she has performed in "Los Conciertos de Navidad" in Havana and Matanzas (Cuba) accompanied by Brasília Jazz Symphonic. Caroline taught voice privately and worked as an instructor for the courses “Popular Singing” and “Singing for Actors” at Carlos Gomes Conservatory (Campinas). She has acted as Musical Director and Vocal Coach in important Brazilian musical theater productions such as "Malandro's Opera", “The Lion King”, “Man of La Mancha”, “Notre Dame of Paris” and others. Besides her work as a singer and a musician, for ten years at the Institute SER (Brazil) she also taught singing and music for people with autism.

With a passion for popular culture and for teaching music for people with disabilities, Caroline completed her Master’s degree in Music Education at State University of Campinas in 2018. She hopes to deepen her research in special music education bringing meaningful contributions to the Music Education area, and for people on the autistic spectrum as well.