An instrumental specialist, Nate Buonviri is Associate Professor of Music Education at Temple University. Prior to his work at Temple, he taught instrumental music in high schools in Texas and California. Nate has presented research and workshops at local, regional, national, and international conferences. His main research focus is aural skills pedagogy, with additional interests in percussion performance and pedagogy, and jazz pedagogy. He is published in Journal of Research in Music Education, International Journal of Music Education, Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, Percussive Notes, The Instrumentalist, Research and Issues in Music Education, Journal of Music Teacher Education, and Music Educators Journal. He serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Research in Music Education. His books, Building Better Dictation Skills (2015) and The Subtle Side of Teaching (2019), are both published by Rowman & Littlefield. Nate is an active orchestral musician with Utah Festival Opera, drummer for Polkadelphia, and has performed with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Empire Brass, and Nell Carter. He recorded two CDs with the Dallas Wind Symphony, under the direction of Jerry Junkin and Frederick Fennell.