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Lafontant Di Niscia, Attilio – Action, Criticism, and Theory for Music Education, 2019
In this article, I visualize the relationship between tonewood exploitation and the import of musical instruments for Venezuela's El Sistema, with the participation of the Venezuelan State, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), and manufacturing companies from China and the Global North. My basis…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Musical Instruments, Music Activities, Musicians
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Kaya, E. Erdem – Educational Research and Reviews, 2015
Between the two hemispheres of the brain, structural and functional differences are called cerebral lateralization that can affect the skill performance of both arms in a different way, which is called handedness. Approximately 90% of people are right-handed and they use the right hand for most skillful activities. Interestingly, recent studies…
Descriptors: Musical Instruments, Accuracy, Music Education, Brain Hemisphere Functions
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Briscoe, Diane – Music Educators Journal, 2016
Factors that determine the rate of a child's progress on a musical instrument include the quality, quantity, and regularity of home practice. Because a young pupil sometimes lacks the skills necessary to practice independently at times, music teachers could encourage and motivate parents/guardians to participate more fully in their child's music…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Music Teachers, Parents
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Wych, Gina M. F. – Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, 2012
This literature review examines and synthesizes 30 years of research into the relationship between gender and musical instruments. Specifically, the review focuses on how this relationship affects instrument selection by grade school students entering a school music program. Topics include the gender typing of musical instruments, instrument…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music, Musicians, Musical Instruments
Pelayo, Jose Maria G., III; Mallari, Shedy Dee C.; Pelayo, Jose Juancho S. – Online Submission, 2015
The Guitar is a very popular instrument that is commonly used by many musicians. This study focused on the factors that made the guitar more appealing to the youth in comparison to other instruments. A semi structured, open ended questionnaire was used to collect the data essential for this study. 50 male and 50 female college students were…
Descriptors: Musical Instruments, Questionnaires, College Students, Interviews
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Evans, Paul; McPherson, Gary E.; Davidson, Jane W. – Psychology of Music, 2013
This article addresses individuals' decisions to continue or cease playing a musical instrument from a basic psychological needs perspective. Participants began learning music 10 years prior to the study and were the subject of previous longitudinal research. They completed a survey investigating the three psychological needs of competence,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music, Music Education, Musical Instruments
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Hash, Phillip M. – Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, 2016
The purpose of this study was to document the history of the Conn Conservatory of Music operated by the C. G. Conn musical instrument company of Elkhart, Indiana. Research questions focused on the school's origin, curriculum, pedagogy, faculty, and students. Instrument manufacturer Charles G. Conn opened The Conn Conservatory in 1896 to boost the…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Musical Instruments, Educational History
Sorah, Donald Wayne, Jr. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The purpose of this study was to compare teacher beliefs about music technology, types of teacher training in music technology, music technology resource availability, and levels of teacher use of music technology based on school socioeconomic status, teacher age, number of years teaching, and teacher gender. High-school band directors from the…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Music Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Ward-Steinman, Patrice Madura – International Journal of Music Education, 2014
Thirty vocal improviser-educators from Australia (n = 15) and the United States (n = 15) were surveyed for musical background, influences and pedagogical views, and assessed for personality type using the "Myers-Briggs Type Indicator" ("MBTI"). The purpose was to both combine and compare the two groups to identify overall…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music, Music Education, Music Teachers
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Shieh, Eric; Allsup, Randall Everett – Music Educators Journal, 2016
Musical independence has always been an essential aim of musical instruction. But this objective can refer to everything from high levels of musical expertise to more student choice in the classroom. While most conceptualizations of musical independence emphasize the demonstration of knowledge and skills within particular music traditions, this…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Citizen Participation, Expertise
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Cheng, Lee – Research Studies in Music Education, 2019
The laptop ensemble is a platform that has recently been made possible by computer technology that enables individuals to perform music collaboratively. Research in this area has largely focused on the performance aspects, with very few studies focusing on the development of musical competency through participation in a laptop ensemble. This…
Descriptors: Music, Competence, Laptop Computers, Foreign Countries
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Cumberledge, Jason P. – Contributions to Music Education, 2018
All musicians should be evaluated in a fair, accurate, and objective manner. It is imperative for solo evaluations to be objective since preconceived expectations about musicians and their performances, spurred by gender and behavioral stereotyping, may lead to biased evaluations. This study will investigate the possible gender and behavioral…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Music Education, Musical Instruments, Stereotypes
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StGeorge, Jennifer; Holbrook, Allyson; Cantwell, Robert – International Journal of Music Education, 2014
For many people, the appeal of music lies in its connection to human emotions. A significant body of research has explored the emotions that are experienced through either the formal structure of music or through its symbolic messages. Yet in the instrumental music education field, this emotional connection is rarely examined. In this article, it…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music, Music Education, Musical Instruments
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Hedgecoth, David M. – Research and Issues in Music Education, 2018
The purpose of this study was to examine democratic practice in a large ensemble setting. A large (N = 63) auditioned concert band served as the case study for the present investigation. A series of self-guided rehearsals provided the opportunity for the ensemble members to engage in democratic musical governance without a conductor. Mixed-method…
Descriptors: Musical Instruments, Democracy, Governance, Group Activities
Marowitz, David R. – Teaching Music, 2011
Because people today are accustomed to listening to electronic instruments, school music ensembles need to rise to the challenge of reflecting present-day culture by doing a "contemporary makeover". This is all-important if ensembles are to command student respect and attract new members. With a creative mindset and openness to innovation, one can…
Descriptors: Music Education, Musicians, Musical Instruments, Teaching Methods
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