December 21, 2020
Former director of piano pedagogy. Marcia Bosits '74 MMus, '83 DMus received her Doctor of Music degree from Northwestern, where she studied piano with Wanda Paul and Arthur Tollefson. The recipient of a Kosciuszko Foundation Fellowship, she also earned an Artist Diploma from the Warsaw Conservatory in Poland. Dr. Bosits has held national positions in professional organizations including Music Teachers National Association, the College Music Society, the National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy, the World Piano Conference and the International Fulbright Selection Committee. Her articles have appeared in such journals as Clavier, Keyboard Companion, American Music Teacher, and Piano Journal. Active as an adjudicator, clinician, and chamber musician, she has appeared as guest performer for the European Piano Teachers Association (EPTA) Conferences in Rome, Portugal, and Serbia. Her work on the educational connections among mentoring, engagement, and pedagogy was featured at the CMS International Conference in Stockholm, the National Mentoring Institute, and the 2017 National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy.