Welcome to my professional website at the University of Iceland

Þessi vefur hefur að geyma upplýsingar um ýmislegt lýtur að starfi mínu á Menntavísindasviði Háskóla Íslands


Dr. Helga Rut Guðmundsdóttir

Dósent / Senior Lecturer /Associate Professor in Music Education

Oddiviti kjörsviðsins: Tónlist, leiklist og dans / Chair: Music, theatre and dance

Menntavísindasviði, Háskóla Íslands

School of Education, University of Iceland

Contact: helgarut@hi.is

About Helga

Dr. Helga Rut Gudmundsdottir is Associate Professor of Music Education at the University of Iceland, School of Education. She teaches courses in early childhood music methods as well as music pedagogy for elementary and middle school. Helga conducts research in young children’s musical perception and development. She has been visiting professor at McGill University and at the University of Montreal. She was visiting scholar at the BRAMS laboratories in Montreal in 2012-2013 where she collaborated with Prof. Sandra Trehub on research in early singing. She has been a collaborator in the AIRS (Advancing Interdisciplinary Research in Singing) research project since 2009 and on the AIRS steering committee since 2012.

Helga has developed her own practice (Tonagull) in early childhood music in her home country Iceland. Tonagull is a research-based practice that gives courses, trains teachers and develops material for teaching music in early childhood.

Helga has published her scholary work in several international music education journals, Studentlitteratur (Sweden) and Oxford University Press (UK).