Aurelia Hartenberger | Webster University

Aurelia Hartenberger


Adjunct Professor of Music Education

Dr. Aurelia Hartenberger is a doctoral graduate of Washington University, with graduate and undergraduate work at University of Mississippi, University of Miami, Coral Gables Fla, and Southeast Missouri State University. Formerly, Dr. Hartenberger served as Music Coordinator for the Lindbergh School District from 2007-2010, Curriculum Director of the Mehlville School District from 1990–2006, and was a member of the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Fine Arts Task Force (1990–2006). Presently she serves as MMEA Advancing Music Education Chair, a member of AMIS (American Musical Instrument Society) National Governing Advisory Board, and is the creator of the web-based “Curriculum SUCCESS Tool” for

Dr. Hartenberger is Past President of MENC Southwest Division, Past President of MMEA, and Past President of the St. Louis Suburban Music Educators. She has served as a member of the MENC Benchmark Committee for National Standard 2, and the MENC National “Model Music School” Program. She has also been cited five times as “Teacher of the Year” at the local, district, and state levels, and was inducted into Missouri Music Educators Association "Hall of Fame" in 2010.

Dr. Hartenberger's most recent research work has been published in the GIA Publication: Symposium Proceedings of the 2007 Symposium on Assessment in Music Education – “Connecting Standards to Assessment through Core Conceptual Competencies," and she is cited in "The Music and Literacy Connection," 2003MENC Publication. In 2009, she presented at the “Learning and Brain” Conference in Washington, D.C. She has also been published in many educational journals throughout the USA and has presented clinics and workshops on Neuroscience Research and Learning in ten states.