Jeanne Bamberger is Professor of Music and Urban Education, emerita at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where she taught music theory, music cognition, and directed the Teacher Education Program in math and science. She is currently Adjunct Professor in the Music Department at UC-Berkeley . Her research is interdisciplinary: Integrating music theory and practice, modes of representation, and recent approaches to cognitive development, she focuses on close analysis of children and adults in moments of spontaneous learning. Professor Bamberger, was a student of Artur Schnabel and Roger Sessions, performed extensively in the US and Europe as piano soloist and in chamber music ensembles. She attended Columbia University and the University of California at Berkeley receiving degrees in philosophy and music theory. Her most recent books include: Discovering the musical mind (2013), Developing musical intuitions: A project based introduction to making and understanding music (2000, and The mind behind the musical ear (1995). Other recent publications include: “The development of Intuitive Musical Understanding: A Natural Experiment.” Psychology of Music (2003), and “Music as embodied mathematics: A study of a mutually informing affinity.” (with A. diSessa). International Journal of Computers for Mathematical Learning (2004).