Paul Cortese

Assistant Director for Operations
Music
Ed Landreth Hall 119

p.cortese@tcu.edu | 817-257-7098

Education

EdD, Higher Education Leadership, Texas Christian University (ABD)
MM, Classical Guitar Performance, New England Conservatory, Boston, MA (1992)
BM, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY (1989)

Courses Taught

UNPR 10211: Introduction to University Life
MUSI 11000: Recital Hour
MUSI 10083: Introduction to Film Music

Areas of Focus

Music Technology; Film Music; Interdisciplinary Studies

October 2016: Presented paper ‘Lived Experiences of Teaching Artists in After-School Music Programs Focused on Student Social Development’ at the 2016 Association of Interdisciplinary Studies Conference, Ottawa, Canada

April 2016: Exhibited research poster ‘Lived Experiences of Teaching Artists in After-School Music Programs Focused on Student Social Development’ at the Research & Pedagogy Festival, TCU College of Education

March 2015: Presented the lecture ‘El Arte del Flamenco’ to TCU students in Seville, Spain.

National Association of Schools of Music

Texas Association of Schools of Music

Texas Music Educators Association

Association of Interdisciplinary Studies

Pi Kappa Lambda National Music Honor Society

Visited Panama’s City of Knowledge to investigate collaborative opportunities for TCU’s Global Academy initiative.

Attended the Global Health and Innovation Conference at Yale University as a representative of TCU’s Visiting Scholars Committee.

Served on TCU School of Music committees including SOM Division Chairs, SOM Technology Committee, SOM Executive Building Committee, and faculty search committees.