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Peter Miksza

Associate Professor Jacobs School of Music
Office: Simon Center, M145H
Phone: (812) 855-7253


  • Ph.D., Doctor of Philosophy, Indiana University, 2007
  • M.M., Master of Music, Indiana University, 2004
  • B.M., Bachelor of Music, The College of New Jersey, 1998

Professional Experience

  • Prior to my appointment at IU, I served as band director at Pequannock Valley Middle School, assistant marching band director at Pequannock Township High School in New Jersey, and assistant professor of music education at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Research Interests

Music education

My primary research interests lie in the investigation of music practicing, music teacher preparation, and policy analyses with large-scale data sets. I regularly present papers at regional, national, and international research conferences and have articles and book chapters published in many prominent peer-reviewed publications, such as the Journal of Research in Music Education, the Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education, Psychology of Music, Contributions to Music Education, Music Education Research International, and the Journal of Music Teacher Education.