Crystal Lynn Gerrard-Ramirez

Assistant Professor of Music Education (Instrumental)


Music Education

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Crystal Lynn Gerrard-Ramirez is Assistant Professor of Music Education at the University of North Texas where she teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in instrumental music education. Prior to her appointment at the University of North Texas, she held public school teaching positions in Lewisville and Grand Prairie, Texas. She holds degrees from the University of Texas at Arlington (BM), Southern Methodist University (MM), and The Ohio State University (PhD).  

Dr. Gerrard-Ramirez is an active clinician and adjudicator. Additionally, she serves on the Texas Music Educators Association Collegiate Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee.  

She has presented at state, national, and international venues. She is invited to present research at the National Association for Music Education Research and Teacher Education Conference in February 2021. She has publications in the Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education and Equity and Excellence in Education. Her research interests include asset-based pedagogies (e.g., culturally responsive and culturally sustaining pedagogies), social justice in music education, and music teacher education.