Butler School of Music
Eugenia Costa-Giomi

Eugenia Costa-Giomi

Professor of Music and Human Learning
E. W. Doty Professorship

Office (Primary):
MBE 2.204B

UT Address:
Butler School of Music

2406 Robert Dedman Dr., stop E3100
Austin, TX 78712-1555


Eugenia Costa-Giomi (PhD Ohio State University), teaches research methods in music education, psychology of music, and musical development. Her research focuses on music perception and cognition during childhood, the nonmusical benefits of music instruction, and the relationship between specific abilities and behaviors and musical achievement.

She chaired the third International Conference in Music Perception and Cognition with Dr. Pennycook (1996), the 13th Symposium for Research in Music Behavior (1999), the Music Perception Interest Group of the Music Educators National Association (1998), is part of the editorial committees of the Journal of Research in Music Education and Musicae Scientiae, and past member of the editorial board of the Bulletin of the Music College Symposium. She has taught music to children in Argentina, Mexico, Canada, and the United States and was Associate Professor of Music Education at McGill University, Canada (1991-2002).