Pamela D. Pike is the Aloysia Landry Barineau endowed professor of piano pedagogy at Louisiana State University. Additionally, Dr. Pike educates pre-college students of all ages and is active as an adjudicator and clinician. Pike won the LSU Tiger Athletic Foundation Undergraduate Teaching Award (2012) and the Music Teachers National Association Article of the Year award (2013). She has presented throughout Asia, Europe, North and South America. Recent articles have been published in: International Journal of Music Education, Music Education Research, Journal of Music Teacher Education, Journal of Music, Technology & Education, MTNA e-Journal, and American Music Teacher. Her research interests include adult learning, perception and cognition, motivation, distance teaching, and group dynamics in learning environments. Pike serves on committees for Music Teachers National Association, the College Music Society and the National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy.