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Dr. Meagan Dissinger
Dr. Meagan Dissinger currently holds the position of High School Choir Director at the Oyster Bay – East Norwich Central School District. In addition to high school teaching, she has several years of experience teaching younger grades. Dr. Dissinger is an active accompanist and guest conductor for honors ensembles such as the Long Island Children’s Choir “Cantate” ensemble and the Division 1 Central All-County Choir in Suffolk County, New York. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education with minors Special Education and Dance from the Pennsylvania State University. Additionally, she holds a Master’s degree in Piano Performance from CUNY Hunter College, a second Master’s degree in Music and Music Education from Columbia University, and a Doctoral degree in Music and Music Education from Columbia University. Dr. Dissinger's research interests include Culturally Responsive Teaching in high school choir, music as a platform for social justice, and performance-based assessment in music.