Kathy Liperote is Assistant Professor of Music Education (pt) at the Eastman School of Music, where she teaches undergraduate and graduate methods classes, observes student teachers, and supervises graduate teaching assistants. Her teaching and research focus on the music learning process, connecting aural skills to instrumental performance, and developing musicianship skills for elementary and secondary level teaching. Dr. Liperote has presented at state and regional NAfME conferences, and conducted professional development workshops most recently at the Fort Worth Independent School District, Baldwin Wallace University, and the University at Buffalo. She is also on the Instrumental Certification Faculty for the Gordon Institute for Music Learning.
Prior to receiving the PhD in Music Education from the Eastman School of Music, Dr. Liperote taught instrumental music for 15 years in the Baldwinsville and West Genesee School Districts in Central New York State. She is a graduate of the Crane School of Music and Syracuse University.