Gabriela Ocadiz Velazquez

PhD Candidate
Music Education
Office: TC 125

Gabriela Ocádiz is a PhD candidate in Music Education at Western University. Her doctoral work examines pragmatically and philosophically the experiences of music teachers interacting within highly diverse socio-cultural contexts, particularly within Canadian education systems. In the past, her research varied among the collection and transcription of children’s singing games from Mexico, to the critical understanding of the implications of teaching music from distinctive cultures within Kodály approaches for music teaching. Gabriela received her Bachelor in Music Education from the National Autonomous University of Mexico, and her Master in Music Education with Kodály Emphasis from Colorado State University.