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LAURDELLA FOULKES-LEVY

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR EMERITA OF MUSIC
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MUSIC BUILDING
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-7268
Joined UM: 08/16/1994

Brief Bio

Laurdella Foulkes-Levy is Associate Professor of Music at the University of Mississippi, where she teaches graduate and undergraduate music theory courses. She earned the Ph.D. in Music Theory from the State University of New York at Buffalo, where she received the Thomas J. Clifton Memorial Award for Outstanding Achievement in Music Theory as well as an “Excellence in Teaching” award. She holds degrees from Westminster Choir College of Rider University (B.M.) and Northwestern University (M.M.). In addition she earned a Diploma from the Kodály Musical Training Institute, which included a year’s study at the Zoltán Kodály Pedagogical Institute in Kecskemét, Hungary and solfège pedagogy study with Liszt Academy Professor Erzsébet Hegyi. Dr. Foulkes-Levy previously taught at the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music and was Director of the Kodály Musical Training Institute at the Hartt School of Music of the University of Hartford. She has published articles in the Journal of Music Theory Pedagogy and the Kodály Envoy. She co-authored The Life and Music of Nancy Van de Vate (Scarecrow Press, 2005) with Burt J. Levy. She is the 2006 recipient of the Elsie M. Hood Outstanding Teacher Award at the University of Mississippi and is listed in the 11th edition of Who’s Who Among American Teachers & Educators, 2006–07.

Degrees

BM
MUSIC
WESTMINISTER CHOIR COLLEGE/PRINCETON, NJ (1967)
MM
MUSIC
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY/EVANSTON, ILLINOIS (1968)
PHD
MUSIC
STATE UNIVERISTY OF NEW YORK AT BUFFALO/BUFFALO, NEW YORK (1996)

Awards

Elsie M. Hood Outstanding Teacher Award
2006