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Goodloe, Cindy Roden

Goodloe, Cindy Roden

Applied Lecturer, Piano


Dr. Cindy R. Goodloe is a lecturer in class and applied piano in the Department of Performing Arts at Clemson University. She holds Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Music degrees from the University of Washington, a master’s degree in piano performance from Indiana University, and the Doctor of Music degree in piano performance from Florida State University. Dr. Goodloe has held full-time college teaching positions in music at Queens University of Charlotte, North Carolina, and at Erskine College in Due West, South Carolina. In addition, she has been an adjunct instructor of music at Utica College of Syracuse University in Utica, New York, and continues as adjunct faculty at Southern Wesleyan University in Central, South Carolina. Dr. Goodloe is an active adjudicator and performer, and has concertized at various colleges and for civic and community organizations throughout the United States. She is also on the South Carolina Arts Commission's Education Roster of Approved Artists. Ms. Goodloe’s area of specialty is the depiction of the bird in music. After completing her doctoral treatise, “The Depiction of the Bird in Selected Piano Compositions of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries,” she has given numerous audio/visual lecture-recitals where such music is featured. Dr. Goodloe has taught private piano for over thirty years, with students participating in local, state, and national auditions. She is a faculty member of the National Guild of Piano Teachers, as well as a member of the Music Teachers National Association, the South Carolina Music Teachers Association, and the Greenville Music Teachers Association. She is a past president of the Greenville Woman’s Music Club.