Faculty Profile for Dr. Cynthia Gonzales

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Dr. Cynthia Gonzales
Regents' Teacher — School of Music
LAMP 308
phone: (512) 245-2018

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Gonzales, C. I. (n.d.). “Collage”: Exploring a Programming Style. Choral Journal.
  • Gonzales, C. I. (2019, October). The Listen-Sing Method, Volume 1. Boulder, CO, USA: SmartMusic.com.
  • Gonzales, C. I. (n.d.). Iconography, Nomenclature, and Sound: Building a Musical Database. Engaging Students: Essays in Music Pedagogy, Volume 7, 7(1).
  • February Twilight. RBC Music. 2019.
    • UIL Choir Contest. 2020 - Present Texas.
  • Gonzales, C. I. (2021). Tools and Strategies for Aural Skills Success. Retrieved from https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/episode-27-cynthia-gonzales-tools-and-strategies-for/id1530735460?i=1000537434528

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Regents' Teacher, Texas State University System. August 2019 - Present
  • Award / Honor Recipient: 2018 Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching, Texas State University. 2018
  • Award / Honor Recipient: College Achievement Award in Teaching, Texas State University. 2014
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Presidential Award Nominee for Scholarly/Creative Activities, Texas State University, College of Fine Arts and Communication. 2007
  • Award / Honor Nominee: Presidential Award Nominee for Teaching, Texas State University School of Music. 2007

Selected Grants

  • Gonzales, Cynthia I. (Principal). Arnold Schoenberg Resources (Library Research Grant), Texas State University Library, Texas State University, $1100. (Submitted: November 2017, Funded: February 2018). Grant.
  • Gonzales, Cynthia. eBook: Harmonic Listening, Texas State University-San Marcos Research Enhancement Grant, $8000. (Funded: 2013). Grant.
  • Gonzales, Cynthia. Basic Musicianship, Texas State University Instructional Technology Guidance for Online Learning Design. (Funded: 2012). Grant.
  • Brinckmeyer, Lynn, Gonzales, Cynthia. MakeMusic®. (Funded: 2011). Grant.
  • Brinckmeyer, Lynn, Gonzales, Cynthia. Research Enhancement Program Grant, $13600. (Funded: 2011). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Texas Society for Music Theory
Texas State University Mission Review Taskforce 2022
TXST System Regents' Teacher Selection Committee
Table Leader
College Board Advanced Placement
Community Sing-Along Leader and Organizer