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Division of Music

Mrs. Rebecca Petrik, Assistant Professor
Music Education, Beginning Guitar, Student Teacher Advisor

MME, University of St. Thomas
BA in Music Education, Michigan State University

Phone: 701 858 3837
E-mail: rebecca.petrik@minotstateu.edu

Rebecca Petrik is an Assistant Professor of Music Education in the Division of Music at Minot State University. She teaches general music methods, theory fundamentals and music methods for elementary educators, class guitar, and early childhood arts integration.

Mrs. Petrik holds a BA from Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, an MA from University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN, and is presently pursuing her PHD in Teaching and Learning at University of North Dakota. She is an active member of American Choral Directors of America, National Association for Music Education, the American Orff-Schulwerk Association, and serves as the advisor for the NAfME collegiate organization.

Before joining the Division of Music in 2008, Mrs. Petrik taught every level of school music for 29 years. She continues her work with young singers by adjudicating North Dakota's regional and state music festivals, serving as a choral clinician throughout the region, and serving as the Artistic Director of the Western Plains Children's Choirs. She also has the pleasure and honor of directing the 5th - 7th grade "Western Plains Children's Choir."