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Rose Guccione is an Adjunct Instructor in Dominican University's Theatre Arts and Music Department. She is committed to preparing undergraduate students for a career in the performing arts. She teaches MUS 122 and MUS 232 Private Voice Instruction, MUS 266 Blues and Jazz Appreciation, MUS 272 Group Voice, and MUS 277 Entrepreneurship for Creative and Performing Artists. Other offerings have included MUS 105 Fundamentals of Music Theory, MUS 150 University Chorus, MUS 119 Diction For Singers, and MUS 450 Independent Study: Senior Recital.

Rose's support for students goes beyond teaching. She successfully fundraised over $6,000 to enable a student of color to graduate, and, as a Dreamzone Ally, she argued in favor of passing a River Forest Welcoming Resolution (see

Before joining the Dominican faculty, Rose taught with the Lyric OperaKids program for Lyric Opera of Chicago, where she performed for 20 years. She taught voice lessons at Columbia College's Sherwood Conservatory, where she also served as interim department head and was on faculty at the Merit School of Music.

More about Rose may be found at
MA, Music Pedagogy, Northeastern Illinois University
BA, Northeastern Illinois University
Research Interests
Vocal pedagogy
Arts entrepreneurship
Selected Publications
The Vaccaj Practical Method of Singing: A Framework for Teaching Music Theater Singers in the Age of Contemporary Commercial Music (CCM) (ProQuest Dissertations Publishing, 2020)
Crowdfunding?: Leveraging Academic Creative Projects Toward Post-Education Opportunities (Northeastern Illinois University. University Honors Program., 2014)


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