Nicolas Ian Coffman, PhD

Nicolas Ian Coffman, PhD

Music Education Researcher

Universidad de las Américas


Nicolas Coffman is an educator, resarcher and musician whose work focuses on the use of technology to create engaging musical experiences for performers of all skill levels. He has combined his expertise as an improvisor and performer, as well as a passion for modern technologies with both quantitative and qualitative research methods for understanding and teaching of digital music performance. Past projects include a performance of digital his arrangement for Women’s Choir and Digital Quartet in addition to paper presentations at the International Society for Music Education World Conferences in Brazil, Scotland and Germany.

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  • Music Education
  • Arts Based Education
  • Digital Musical Instruments
  • Immersive Technology
  • Embodied Music Cognition
  • PhD in Music Education, 2021

    University of Miami

  • MM in Music Education, 2016

    University of Miami

  • BM in String Bass Performance & Music Education, 2010

    University of Iowa

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