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Heather Landes

Heather.Landes@asu.edu

School Dir & Prof of Practice
School Of Music
Faculty w/Admin Appointment
Mail Code: 0405

GHALL 132 (Map)
(480)965-0050

Bio

Heather Landes is director of the ASU School of Music. Having served in leadership roles in the arts for more than two decades, Landes has collaboratively developed key curricular and community initiatives and has wide-ranging experience in academic leadership.

Before becoming director, Landes served the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts as associate dean from 2008–2014 and oversaw curriculum development, recruitment and admission, enrollment and retention initiatives, career planning, and managed the Herberger Institute online learning, communications and student success teams. Previous academic leadership appointments include serving as Assistant Dean and Director of Student Success for the Herberger Institute and Assistant Dean of Enrollment and Managing Director of the National High School Music Institute for the Northwestern University School of Music.

Dr. Landes’ research focuses on creativity, entrepreneurship and organizational culture in higher education arts programs. As an advocate for the importance of the arts, she has presented sessions on arts entrepreneurship and curricular reform at the National Association of Schools of Music annual meeting, and Counseling the High School Performing or Visual Artist at the National Association for College Admission Counseling conferences, regional admission counseling meetings, the Interlochen Arts Academy and high schools in the United States and abroad. A former student of Walfrid Kujala and Alexander Murray, Dr. Landes holds a Bachelor of Music in flute performance from the University of Illinois and a Master of Music in flute performance from Northwestern University. She earned a Doctor of Philosophy in Education degree from Loyola University Chicago. Her dissertation research involved a comparative study of the student experience at a conservatory of music and a university school of music.

Research Interests

Creativity

Arts Entrepreneurship

Organizational Culture in Higher Education Arts Programs

Courses

Fall 2015

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
HDA 210 Creativity & Innov Design Arts
MUE 101 ASU School of Music Experience
MUP 101 ASU School of Music Experience

Fall 2014

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
HDA 210 Creativity & Innov Design Arts
MUP 101 ASU School of Music Experience

Summer 2014

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
HDA 484 Internship
HDA 584 Internship

Spring 2014

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
HDA 484 Internship
HDA 584 Internship

Fall 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
HDA 484 Internship
HDA 584 Internship
MUP 101 ASU School of Music Experience
MUP 492 Honors Directed Study
MUP 493 Honors Thesis
MUP 499 Individualized Instruction
MUP 590 Reading and Conference
MUP 599 Thesis
MUP 790 Reading and Conference
MUP 792 Research
MUP 799 Dissertation

Summer 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
HDA 484 Internship
HDA 584 Internship

Spring 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
HDA 484 Internship
HDA 584 Internship

Fall 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
HDA 484 Internship
HDA 584 Internship

Summer 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
HDA 484 Internship
HDA 584 Internship

Spring 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
HDA 484 Internship
HDA 584 Internship

Fall 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
HDA 294 Special Topics
HDA 484 Internship
HDA 584 Internship

Summer 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
HDA 484 Internship
HDA 584 Internship

Spring 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
HDA 484 Internship
HDA 584 Internship