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Mary Ellen Cavitt

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Meet Dr. Mary Ellen Cavitt

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Mary Ellen Cavitt, Ph.D.

School of Music
College of Fine Arts and Communication

Areas of Interest: Music Education, Instrumental Music Education, Japanese Bands: Student-Self Regulation, Rehearsal Techniques

Mary Ellen Cavitt is Professor of Music Education and Associate Director of the School of Music at Texas State University in San Marcos where she recently received the Texas State University Alumni Teaching Award of Honor and the Everette Swinney Faculty Senate Teaching Award. Dr. Cavitt also serves as Assistant Professor of Horn at Texas Lutheran University in Seguin, Texas. She received Bachelor and Master degrees in horn performance from The Juilliard School, Ph.D. in music education from the University of Texas at Austin, and is a recent graduate of the Harvard University Management Development Program. Dr. Cavitt serves as a teaching consultant and has presented her research at numerous national and international conferences.