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ERIC Number: EJ1150722
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Aug
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0255-7614
A Narrative Investigation of Adult Music Engagement
Rohwer, Debbie
International Journal of Music Education, v35 n3 p369-380 Aug 2017
The purpose of the current study was to describe the musical life experiences of an active, adult community musician through a narrative investigation. Jon is a musically-engaged retired instrumentalist who shares a trust and respect relationship with the researcher. Through data sources of observations, interviews, emails, journals, and pictures, the story of Jon's musical past and present was portrayed. Jon has a past as a developing musician who had an extensive family background and support system in music; his present represents a dedicated musician who takes on varied roles across ensembles, and who collaborates with others in musical relationships. This story of an engaged musician in the community may have implications for community musicians and teachers.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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