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Önder, Gülten Cüceoglu – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2015
The Individual Musical Instrument course is a compulsory part of the curriculum, in the Music Education Departments of universities in Turkey. The main purpose of the course is to ensure that each student is able to play a musical instrument and, use the instrument once they become music teachers. This study aims to determine the attitudes of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music, Music Education, Musical Instruments
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Zahal, Onur – Educational Research and Reviews, 2016
The aim of this study is to determine the relationship between musical performance anxiety, learning styles, and the field of instrument and solo singing music teacher candidates. Musical performance anxiety has been investigated at various musical events, such as performance during exams, singing and playing on stage, or in front of judges for an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music Education, Music, Performance
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Dziuk, Stacy – Music Educators Journal, 2018
Selecting excellent literature for a small or unbalanced band can be challenging, especially if the ensemble is ready to perform literature beyond Grade 2.5. This article describes a process for choosing high-quality repertoire for the small band, focusing on high school/college groups. Also examined is how to analyze and alter pieces to fit the…
Descriptors: Musical Instruments, Music Education, High School Students, College Students
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Roesler, Rebecca A. – Journal of Research in Music Education, 2017
The purposes of the present study were to identify the teacher behaviors that preceded learners' active participation in solving musical and technical problems and describe learners' roles in the problem-solving process. I applied an original model of problem solving to describe the behaviors of teachers and students in 161 rehearsal frames…
Descriptors: Teacher Behavior, Problem Solving, Feedback (Response), Teaching Methods
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West, Chad; Cremata, Radio – Journal of Research in Music Education, 2016
Through the lens of hospitality, we explored the meanings that members constructed about their experiences within a blended formal/informal college music ensemble. The focus in this ensemble was not on competition and musical excellence but on independent musicianship and praxis. The bandleader had his roots in tradition but his heart in socially…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Musicians, College Students
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Riley, Holly; MacLeod, Rebecca B.; Libera, Matthew – Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, 2016
The primary purpose of this study was to examine the potential of LOw LAtency (LOLA), a low latency audio visual technology designed to allow simultaneous music performance, as a distance learning tool for musical styles in which synchronous playing is an integral aspect of the learning process (e.g., jazz, folk styles). The secondary purpose was…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Distance Education, Audiovisual Aids
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Mitchell, Helen F. – Music Education Research, 2018
The music industry is built on a system of expert evaluation focused on sound, but the foundations are challenged by recent research, which suggests that sight trumps sound. This presents a challenge to music educators, who train the next generation of expert performers and listeners. The aim of this study is to investigate students' perceptions…
Descriptors: Music Education, Experiential Learning, Evaluation Criteria, Music Activities
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Reynolds, Geoffrey A.; Gottschalk, Thomas – General Music Today, 2009
This article provides general music teachers with resources they can use in their class to: (1) introduce the instrument to their students; (2) energize and reshape their students' attitudes toward the instrument; (3) show older students who are very musical recorder and low flute players who share their love of the instruments through podcasts…
Descriptors: Music Education, Student Attitudes, Musicians, Music Teachers
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Hopkins, Michael; Provenzano, Anthony M.; Spencer, Michael S. – International Journal of Music Education, 2017
The purpose of this study was to examine the benefits, challenges, program characteristics and instructional approaches of an El Sistema inspired (ESI) after-school string program developed as a university-school partnership. Case study methodology was used to examine the program. Fifth-grade students received 75 minutes of after-school…
Descriptors: After School Programs, College School Cooperation, Music Teachers, Musicians
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Haddon, Elizabeth – British Journal of Music Education, 2011
This paper explores the concept of instrumental/vocal learning when studying the same instrument or voice with more than one concurrent teacher. In this context, teachers may be working as a team, or one or both teachers may not know of the other's contribution to a student's learning. Qualitative data from music students and teachers at the…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music Teachers, College Students, College Faculty
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Johnston Turner, Cynthia – Music Educators Journal, 2013
The digital or information age promotes a liberal, more empowering way of learning and interacting or as Bob Stein, founder of the Voyager Company and the Institute for the Future of the Book, says, "If the printing press empowered the individual, the digital world empowers collaboration." Cynthia Johnston Turner, director of wind…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Student Centered Curriculum, Student Participation
Knight, Gloria J. – Teaching Music, 2006
Eager prospective music majors often desire to see themselves as successful future musicians. However, majoring in music does require some degree of preparedness that goes beyond passion. Not all students are prepared for formal study of music at the college level. Most college music faculty expect their students to have had extensive musical…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), Musicians, Music Activities, Music Teachers
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Fredrickson, William E.; Geringer, John M.; Pope, David A. – Journal of Research in Music Education, 2013
The present study was designed to examine attitudes toward private lesson teaching of a cross-section of string instrument instructors ("N" = 1,617). The participant pool was drawn from the membership of the American String Teachers Association (ASTA). Results were similar in many ways to responses in previous studies also involving…
Descriptors: Music Education, Musical Instruments, Music Teachers, Private Education
Morford, James B. – Online Submission, 2007
Music teachers are often influenced by pedagogical practices in the collegiate ensembles in which they performed. Opportunities to participate in collegiate world music ensembles have increased in recent decades; West African ensembles and steel bands represent the second and third most common of these in the United States. The absence of…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Musicians, Learning Processes, Music
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Miksza, Peter; Tan, Leonard – Journal of Research in Music Education, 2015
The purpose of this study was to determine whether students' practice efficiency, flow during practicing, and self-efficacy for self-regulation varied as a function of their practice tendencies, their tendencies toward self-evaluation, their self-regulatory tendencies to be self-reflective when practicing, tendencies to exhibit grit in their…
Descriptors: Music Education, College Students, Self Efficacy, Musical Instruments
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