Colleen Conway is the horn instructor at Adrian College and fourth horn in the Adrian Symphony Orchestra. She is also an Associate Professor of Music Education at The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Dr. Conway holds Bachelor's and Master's degrees in horn performance and music education from the Eastman School of Music, and a Doctorate in music education from Teachers College, Columbia University. She has made recordings with the Eastman Wind Ensemble, the Greater Rochester Women's Philharmonic and the Penfield, NY Symphony. She was the principal horn of the Heidleburg Germany Summer Festival orchestra in 1987.
Dr. Conway has published over 70 research articles in all of the major music education journals. Books in print include: Great Beginning for Music Teachers: A Guide to Mentoring and Induction (MENC, 2003), Handbook for the Beginning Music Teacher (GIA, 2006), Teaching Music in Higher Education ((Oxford, 2009) and Handbook for the Music Mentor (GIA, 2010). She is editor-in-chief of Arts Education Policy Review and editor for the Handbook of Qualitative Research in Music Education, to be released by Oxford University Press in 2014.