Andrea Rose

As a musician, educator, researcher, clinician and adjudicator, Dr. Andrea Rose enjoys an active role in the ongoing development of music education at local, national and international levels. Andrea performed as a violinist with the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra for over 30 years, and was a music educator for ten years at Holy Heart High School in St. John’s. Since 1990 Andrea has been a professor of music education at Memorial University.

Recently retired from MUN, Andrea has been the recipient of several awards including the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012, MUN President’s Award for Distinguished Teaching, and a National 3M Teaching Fellowship by 3M and the Canadian Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. Dr. Rose currently serves in leadership roles with a variety of organizations including The Canadian Music Educators’ Association and Teach for Canada. Andrea is the Co-Founder/Director of The Singing Network, an international collective of individuals and organizations interested in singing and song.

Andrea is delighted to be serving on the NSO Board of Directors once again to support and grow this amazing and important organization in Newfoundland and Labrador.


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Each and every time the musicians gather on stage and the first note is struck!

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