Kimberly McCord

Dr. Kimberly A. McCord

Adjunct Professor of Music Education

Kimberly McCord is Professor Emeritus of Music Education at Illinois State University and adjunct professor at New York University and at the University of Bridgeport. She was an International Society for Music Education (ISME) Board member, founder and first chair of the Jazz Special Interest Group, and is the past chair of the ISME Commission on Music in Special Education, Music Therapy and Music Medicine. She founded and was the first chair of the National Association for Music Education Special Research Interest Group on Children with Exceptionalities. McCord’s books include Exceptional Music Pedagogy for Children with Exceptionalities with Deborah Vander Linde and Teaching the Postsecondary Music Student with Disabilities published by Oxford University Press. She now teaches children and adults with disabilities in Connecticut.