Presentations & Papers

Baker Purdon has been invited to present at numerous conferences throughout the United States and is actively developing multiple research studies focusing on the Imposter Phenomenon in various aspects of music education.

 

Current research projects include the Adolescent Choral Imposter Phenomenon Scale (ACIPS), the release of an album funded by the Presser Foundation's 2022 Graduate Music Award titled We Shall Walk Through the Valley: Choral Music from Black Composers 1920-2022, and exploratory research on ABDEI in Choral Conducting and Music Education. 

2022
National Association for Music Education National Conference

Invited to present a research session for the Society of Research in Music Education. 


Paper: The Adolescent Choral Imposter Phenomenon Scale (ACIPS): A Pilot Study

2022
National Association for Music Education National Conference

Invited to present a collaborative poster session with the Music Education Faculty and Doctoral Students from Temple University. 

Topic: Music Education Leadership Initiative: Nesting DEIAB Policies, Programs, and Practices at Temple University

2022
American Educational Research Association Annual Conference

Invited to present as part of a featured roundtable discussing the impacts of COVID-19 on Music Education. 

Paper: Effects of COVID-19 on imposter feelings of music education graduate students

2021
International Music Educators Summit

Presented a session titled Back to Basics: Sight-Singing 101 offering fundamental tips and tricks for integrating music literacy into the choral warmup. 

2018
Missouri Choral Directors Association Annual Conference

Presented a session titled Google It: Using Google Tools in the Music Classroom. This session offers insights and guidance on using Google Suite tools in the choral music classroom. 

Baker Purdon is a Level 2 Certified Google Educator. 

2022
National Association for Music Education National Conference

Invited to present a poster session for the Society for Music Teacher Education. 

Topic: The Imposter Phenomenon in Undergradaute Music Education 

2022
Pennsylvania Choral Director's Association Annual Conference

Invited to present an interest session at the annual summer conference. 

Topic: The Music of Burleigh and Bonds

2022
Pennsylvania Music Educator's Association Annual In-Service Conference

Invited to present a poster session.

Paper: Effects of COVID-19 on imposter feelings of music education graduate students 

2020
Kansas Music Educators Association In-Service Conference

Presented a session titled The Vocal Sight-Reading Inventory: Sight-Reading as Standards. Utilizing the Vocal Sight-Reading Inventory (VSRI) developed by Dr. MIchele Henry, this session offers suggestions on setting music literacy standards for assessment in the choral ensemble. 

2017
Missouri Choral Directors Association Annual Conference

Presented a session titled Tech Teaching Tips: Incorporating Technology in Choral Rehearsals. This session introduces tools such as Sight Reading Factory, musictheory.net, and other digital tools to enhance your instructional capacity in the choral rehearsal.