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Joni PappasJoni Pappas

Lecturer of Music
Hired: 2013
Non-tenure track

University of Tennessee
School of Music
242 Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
Knoxville, TN 37996-4040
Office phone: 974-3241
Email: jpappas4@utk.edu


Joni Pappas is a board certified music therapist specializing in early childhood intervention, special education and older adults.  Her private practice has included work in pre-schools, early childhood centers, and special education programs in Iowa, Mississippi, Indiana and West Virginia.  She has also developed Time for Music, a music therapy based early childhood music program.

In addition to her work as a music therapist, Mrs. Pappas has served as an adjunct faculty member at Mississippi State University, Ball State University and Marshall University.

Mrs. Pappas received her Bachelor of Arts in Music Education and Vocal Performance from Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan and her Master of Arts in Music Education with an equivalency in Music Therapy from the University of Iowa.

  • M.A. in Music Education with an equivalency in Music Therapy -- University of Iowa (1997)
  • B.A. in Music Education and Vocal Performance -- Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI  (1994)

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