Dr. Tina Bull, Emeritus Associate Professor of Music, served as Coordinator of Music Education at Oregon State University from 1996-2015. She founded the Professional Music Teacher Education program in 1996, guiding graduate students through their preparation for the music teaching profession. During her tenure, over 130 students successful completed their licensure with master's degree program in music education.
In 1999, Bull also founded Bella Voce, Oregon State's women's choir. Bella Voce performed throughout the state, region, nationally and internationally. A few highlights of their tours during Bull's tenure include a featured performance at the 2014 ISME World Conference for Music Education in Porto Alegre, Brazil; a performance at the Estonian Song Festival, and a feature in a joint performance with the OSU Chamber Choir and OSU Meistersingers in Alice Tully Hall at the Lincoln Center for Performing Arts in New York, 2013. Bella Voce also performed the Britten, "Ceremony of Carols" and the Vivaldi, Gloria RV589 with Corvallis-OSU Symphony, Dr. Bull conducting.
Dr. Bull's research interests included contextual sight-singing, music teacher assessment, and music learning. She collaborated with colleagues and presented her research at the International Society for Music Education (ISME), the Society for Music Teacher Education (SMTE), the International Symposium on Assessment in Music Education (IJAME), and the Oregon Music Education Association conferences.
Tina Bull is past chair of the Northwest division of the Society for Music Teacher Education and past member of the national executive committee of the Society for Music Teacher Education. She is also past president of the Oregon Music Education Association, a member of the NW Board of the National Association for Music Education, former editor of the Oregon Choral Journal, and currently serves as a choral adjudicator throughout the state and region.