Publications 

Ph.D. dissertation: In Their Own Voices: An Ethnographic Study of a New York City Public High School Music Program. New York University, 2017. 

Refereed Journals:

Martignetti, F., Talbot, B., Claus, M., Hawkins, T., & Niknafs, N. (2013). You got to know us: Music education in urban environments as a hopeful model for the profession. Visions of Research in Music Education 23. 

Martignetti, F. (2017). Negotiating democracy, diversity, and community in an urban high school classroom. Manuscript under review.

———.  (2019). Crossing the divide: Urban 8th graders' thoughts regarding high school band participation.  Manuscript in preparation.   

Martignetti, F., & Brewster, J. (2019). Finding our way: A case study of a rapper in a Bachelor of Music program. Manuscript under review by the Journal of Popular Music Education.

Other Significant Publications:

———. (2018). Recharge and rebuild your choir (and you!). In Tempo: A practical resource for Lutheran church musicians 2018 (2), p. 12. 

Ph.D. dissertation: In Their Own Voices: An Ethnographic Study of a New York City Public High School Music Program. New York University, 2017. Nominated for 2018 Outstanding Dissertation Award given by the Council for Research in Music Education.

Conference Presentations

Martignetti, F. (June 2019). “Artless” Schools and Privileged Islands: Access and Relevance of Music Education in One New York City School. Paper given at the International Symposium on the Sociology of Music Education, Denton, Texas.

———————. (February 2019). Engagement and Disillusionment in High School Chorus. Poster session at the national conference of the American Choral Directors Association, Kansas City, Missouri.

———. (June 2018). Finding Our Way: Experiences of a Rap Major and His Advisor. Paper presented at the Association for Popular Music Education national conference, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN.

Martignetti, F.  (March 2015). Rethinking Ear Training to Serve All Music Students. Paper presented at the Northeast Chapter Conference of the College Music Society. Boston, Massachusetts.

———. (June 2014). Negotiating Democracy, Diversity and Community in an Urban High School Classroom. Paper presented at Giving Voice to Democracy in Music Education. John J. Cali School of Music, Montclair State University, Montclair, New Jersey. 

––––.  (September 2013). Rethinking Alternatives: Improving a Master's Program with Initial Certification. Research poster presented  at the 2013 Symposium on Music Teacher Education, Greensboro, North Carolina. 

———.  (March 2012). Crossing the Divide: Urban 8th Graders' Choices Regarding High School Band Participation. Paper presented at the 2012 Northeast Conference of the College Music Society, Fredonia, New York.

Martignetti, F., Claus, M., Hawkins, T., Niknafs, N., & Talbot, B.  (October 2011). Rethinking Urban Secondary General Music: Teachers’ Voices. Panel presented at the New Directions in Music Education conference, East Lansing, Michigan.

 

Book and Music Reviews

Book Reviews

Martignetti, F. (2008). [Review of the book How Equal Temperment Ruined Harmony (And Why You Should Care), by Ross W. Duffin]. Music Educators Journal 94(3), 51. 

———.  (2007). [Review of the book Zero to Sixty in Record Time: How to Build a Secondary Choral Program from Scratch, by Darlene DiFrances.] Music Educators Journal 94(2), 55-56. 

Music Reviews

Martignetti, F. (2015). [Review of Come to Me, by Matthew Emery]. Choral Journal 55(8).

———.  (2015). [Review of Red Is the Rose, arranged by Mark Sirett]. Choral Journal 55(8).

———. (2010). [Review of Brightest and Best of the Stars of the Morning, arranged by Larry Visser]. Choral Journal 50(9), 99–100. 

———.  (2010). [Review of Song of Thanksgiving, by Ronald L. Stevens, Sr.] Choral Journal 50(9), 99. 

———.  (2009). [Review of Sound the Trumpet, arranged by Earlene Rentz.] Choral Journal 49(12), 86– 87.

———.  (2008). [Review of Huron Carol, arranged by Jill Galina]. Choral Journal 48(9), 91. 

———.  (2007). [Review of A Somerset Carol, arranged by Dale Warland]. Choral Journal  48(5), 79.

———.  (2007). [Review of So Come To Him, by Graham Elliot]. Choral Journal 48(4), 7

 

Workshops Led, Clinics, Masterclasses, recitals, & guest conducting

———. (November 2018). Filling the Gaps in Secondary Music. Invited presentation for the Connecticut Music Educators Association Election Day Professional Development, East Hartford, CT.

———. (November 2018). Invited half-day of professional development for the Bridgeport Public Schools music and art faculty.

———. (October 2018). Fostering Class Discussion. Session for Faculty Development Day, University of Bridgeport.

———. (October 2018). Understanding and Meeting the Needs of First Generation College Students. Session for Faculty Development Day, University of Bridgeport.

———. (September 2018). Recharge and Rebuild Your Choir (And You!) Workshop for the Association of Lutheran Church Musicians, Manhattan, NY.

———. (April 2018). Reexamining Best Practices in Urban [Music] Teaching. Invited presentation for Connecticut Music Educators Association In-Service Conference, Hartford, CT.

———. (February 2018). More Thoughts on “Managing” a Culturally Relevant Classroom. Presentation for Connecticut Music Educators Association Professional Development Day for Urban Educators. Bridgeport, CT.

———. (October 2017). Masterclass, Fairfield Warde High School Chamber Singers, Fairfield, CT.

———. (March 2017). Invited organ recital, First Church Congregational, Fairfield, CT.

———. (January 2017). Invited organ recital, Westchester Musicians Guild, New Rochelle, NY.

———.  (November 2016). Clinician, Election Day Masterclass. Middletown (CT) Public
Schools.

_____.  (September 2016). It’s About Relationships: Best Practices of Urban Teachers & Engaging First Generation Undergraduates. Presentation for University of Bridgeport Faculty Development Day. 

_____.  (July 2016). Urban Music Education. Guest lecture for University of North Texas, Denton, TX. 

_____. (February 2016). Keynote speaker and clinician. Connecticut Music Educators’ Association Professional Development Day for Urban Music Educators. Bridgeport, CT. 

_____. (October 2015). Masterclass, Seymour High School Chorus, Seymour, Connecticut. 

_____. (October 2015). Building An Effective Ensemble Culture.  Guest lecture for University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT. 

_____. (May 2015). Clinician, Connecticut College High School Choral Festival, New London, CT. 

______. (February 2014). Planning Music and Liturgy for Life Passages. Guest lecture at Union Theological Seminary, Columbia University. New York, New York.

_______. (August 2013). Conducted selectons from Handel’s Messiah, Parts II & III. Fairfield County Chorale Summer Sings, Westport, Connecticut. 

———. (January 2013). Church Music & Lutheran Worship for Pastors. Union Theological Seminary, Columbia University.  New York, New York.

–––(January 2013). Church Music & Lutheran Worship for Pastors. Union Theological Seminary, Columbia University.  New York, New York.

__________. (November 2012). Workshop on Vocal Technique. Bridgeport Boys Choir, Bridgeport, Connecticut.

__________. (April 2012). Prayers for Peace in 20th Century “Classical” Music. Seminar for “The Classroom Revisited”, Regis High School Alumni Association, New York, New York.

__________. (March 2012) “Building a Positive and Productive Ensemble Culture”. Workshop for the Rhode Island Music Educators Association, Providence, Rhode Island. 

–––––––. (April 2010). Music and the Church: Historical Development & Promising Practices. Seminar for “The Classroom Revisited”, Regis High School Alumni Association, New York, New York.

––––––––––.  (June 2009). Quality Music for Small Church Choirs. Workshop for the Greater Bridgeport Chapter, American Guild of Organists, Bridgeport, Connecticut.

––––––––––. (September 2006). Global Music & the Church. Workshop for the Greater Bridgeport Chapter, American Guild of Organists, Bridgeport, Connecticut.

––––––––––.   (November 2004). Building Comprehensive Choral Programs. In–service day for the New Haven Public Schools Music Department, New Haven, Connecticut.