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Griffiths, Austin – British Journal of Music Education, 2020
This study examined the nature of inclusion for female and black and minority ethnic (BME) young people in elite-level classical music in England. By contrasting the numbers of female and BME students taking part in elite youth orchestras and music schools with the representation of female and BME compositions in the professional classical music…
Descriptors: Music Education, Classical Music, Inclusion, Whites
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Whittaker, Adam – British Journal of Music Education, 2020
The canon forming the backbone of most conceptions of Western music has been a feature of musical culture for decades, exerting an influence upon musical study in educational settings. In English school contexts, the once perceived superiority of classical music in educational terms has been substantially revised and reconsidered, opening up…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music Education, Curriculum, Knowledge Level
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Peiser, Gillian; Stanley, Grant – British Journal of Music Education, 2020
The role of extracurricular activity in higher education is receiving increasing international attention as a means for developing social and cultural resources for steering social and employment networks. The focus of this paper is on a post-1992 English university partnership with an orchestra, enabling students to attend free concerts. The…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Participation, Extracurricular Activities, Foreign Countries
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Daubney, Alison; Fautley, Martin – British Journal of Music Education, 2020
This article, written at the time it was taking place, discusses the effects that the COVID-19 pandemic is having on music education in schools, focusing on the UK. It discusses how schools and teachers have had to make a sudden shift to a largely on-line modality, and the effects of these on teaching and learning in music. It asks questions of…
Descriptors: Music Education, Communicable Diseases, Disease Incidence, Teaching Methods
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Fautley, Martin; Kinsella, Victoria; Whittaker, Adam – British Journal of Music Education, 2019
The Whole Class Ensemble Tuition (WCET) is a model of teaching and learning music which takes place in many English primary schools. It is a relative newcomer to music pedagogy in the primary school. In the groundbreaking study reported in this paper, two new models of teaching and learning music are proposed. These are (a) "Music education…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music Activities, Teaching Methods, Learning Processes
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Huber, Anna – British Journal of Music Education, 2019
The purpose of this study was to examine the role of the parent as a supporter of practice during a whole-class beginner violin programme and whether it is considered most beneficial for practice to be undertaken at home, at school or in no formal manner. This mixed-methods research project involved a year-group of 31 pupils aged 6-7 years from a…
Descriptors: Parent Role, Music Education, Musical Instruments, Elementary School Students
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Fautley, Martin; Daubney, Alison – British Journal of Music Education, 2019
The whole class ensemble tuition (WCET) programme in English schools is a somewhat singular and relatively recent arrival onto the teaching and learning scene. It arose from a remark made by an English politician and has grown from there into becoming a regular feature in the music education landscape in primary schools. It has elements which will…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music Activities, Program Descriptions, Public Officials
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Anderson, Anthony; Barton-Wales, Sarah – British Journal of Music Education, 2019
Musical cultures in primary schools are influenced by motivators which include intrinsic and extrinsic factors. Whole Class Ensemble Teaching (WCET) as realised through provision from Music Education Hubs in England is an extrinsic factor which has been widely influential. This article explores the dynamics in play in parental engagement in music…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music Education, Parent Participation, Parent Role
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Hallam, Susan – British Journal of Music Education, 2019
In 2001, the government in England pledged in the white paper Schools Achieving Success that all primary school pupils who wanted to should have the opportunity to learn to play a musical instrument. The research reported here aimed to establish what contributed to the success of the implementation of this policy. The findings showed that success…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Music Education, Musical Instruments
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Dalladay, Christopher – British Journal of Music Education, 2017
The National Curriculum for Music in England at Key Stage 3 (KS3; age 11-14) declares its purpose that pupils should be inspired to "develop a love of music and their talent as musicians" (DfE, 2013: KS3 Music). The Office for Standards in Education (Ofsted) have criticised secondary schools for a lack of progress in the musical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, National Curriculum, Music Education, Secondary Education
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Freer, Patrick K. – British Journal of Music Education, 2015
This article reports analysis of interviews with 85 boys from England, Greece, Ireland and Spain about the voice change, school singing and choral music instruction. Consistent, former and self-described non-singers were included. Data suggest consistency with much of the existing narrative literature about the experience of voice change. Unique…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Males, Music Education, Adolescents
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Fowler, Andrew – British Journal of Music Education, 2014
"Music is both a creative and a performing art" (Hallam, 2006, p. 70). Many musicians and music educators maintain that composing and performing, although related, are essentially different aspects of musical activity. In the professional musical sphere, composition and performance are almost invariably separated; academic studies have…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music Education, Musical Composition, Theater Arts
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Garnett, James – British Journal of Music Education, 2013
The distinction between learning to perform on an instrument or voice and learning music in a wider sense is one that is made in many countries, and is especially pertinent in England in the context of recent policy developments. This article argues that, whilst this distinction has come to represent curricula based on the opposing paradigms of…
Descriptors: Criticism, Music Education, Foreign Countries, Constructivism (Learning)
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Parkes, Kelly A.; Daniel, Ryan – British Journal of Music Education, 2013
The purpose of this study was to explore why highly trained musicians choose to teach in higher education. An international population from nine countries of music instrument teachers was sampled via online survey, to determine their reasons for teaching in higher education. Motivational constructs from the expectancy-value framework were used,…
Descriptors: Music Education, Musicians, Online Surveys, Music Teachers
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Lamont, Alexandra; Daubney, Alison; Spruce, Gary – British Journal of Music Education, 2012
Within the context of British initiatives in music education such as the Wider Opportunities programme in England and the recommendations of the Music Manifesto emphasising the importance of singing in primary schools, the current paper explores examples of good practice in whole-class vocal tuition. The research included seven different primary…
Descriptors: Music Education, Singing, Musicians, Foreign Countries
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