Eugenia Costa-Giomi

Eugenia Costa-Giomi

Eugenia Costa-Giomi

Professor of Music Education | School of Music | College of Arts and Sciences

106G Hughes Hall
1899 N College Rd
Columbus, OH

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Areas of Expertise

  • Music Education
  • Music perception and cognition in childhood
  • Non-musical benefits of music instruction


  • The Ohio State University, Ph.D. in Music Education (1991)
  • Indiana University, Graduate studies, piano & music education (1986-1988)
  • National Conservatory of Buenos Aires, Profesora Superior de Música (1984)

Featured Professional Activities

  • Costa-Giomi, E., & Ilari, B. (2014). Infants’ preferential attention to sung and spoken stimuli. Journal of Research in Music Education, 62(2), 188-194.
  • Costa-Giomi, E. (2014.) The long-term effects of childhood music instruction on intelligence and general cognitive abilities. Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, 33(2), 20-26.
  • Costa-Giomi, E. (1999). The effects of three years of piano instruction on children’s cognitive development. Journal of Research in Music Education, 47(3), 198-212.
  • Editorial committee, Journal of Research in Music Education