Dr Claudia Gluschankof retired as associate professor from Levinsky College of Education, Tel-Aviv, where she taught at the Early Childhood Education Department and Music Education Department and continues supervising master’s students. She served as a member of the Music Curriculum Committee of Israel and is the academic advisor at Beit Almusica Conservatory (Shafr-Amr, Israel. She has been involved with ISME/ECME commission in 2006–12, chairing 2008–10, 2018–22. She served in the review board of several international and national journals (IJME, RIEM, Min-Ad) and is currently the book review editor of the International Journal of Music in Early Childhood (IJMEC). Her research interests focus on the musical expressions of young children, particularly on the self-initiated play of young children in various cultural contexts, especially among Hebrew and Arabic speakers, as well as music teacher training and intercultural issues in music education.
Contact: Levinsky-Wingate Academic College, 15 Shoshana Persitz St., Tel-Aviv 61480, Israel.