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Rumiantsev, Tamara W.; Admiraal, Wilfried F.; van der Rijst, Roeland M. – British Journal of Music Education, 2020
Musicians nowadays need to be able to work both creatively and collaboratively, often in a wider range of artistic, social and cultural contexts. A strong vision on conservatoire pedagogy is needed to reach this goal and at the same time align with the demands of higher education. At the start of the 21st century, renewal of curricula concentrated…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music Education, Musicians, Music Teachers
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Sutela, Katja; Juntunen, Marja-Leena; Ojala, Juha – British Journal of Music Education, 2020
In this article, we describe the agency development in one student with special needs through Dalcroze-based music-and-movement activities. The case study was conducted in the context of classroom music education in a special school. The data were produced via a teaching experiment (from August 2015 to March 2016), in which a group (n = 13) of 15-…
Descriptors: Music Education, Special Education, Special Schools, Movement Education
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Habron, John; van der Merwe, Liesl – British Journal of Music Education, 2020
This article is a narrative inquiry of the lived spiritual experiences of students participating in Dalcroze Eurhythmics training. Previous studies have located Jaques-Dalcroze's own writings and thought within the context of spirituality and have explored the spiritual experiences of Dalcroze teachers, but students' perspectives remain to be…
Descriptors: Spiritual Development, Evidence Based Practice, Guidelines, Music Education
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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, Teaching Methods, Learning Processes, Foreign Countries
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Johnstone, Ann Barbara – British Journal of Music Education, 2019
This paper presents the results of a study (Johnstone, 2016) which investigated the nature of professional collaboration between the visiting instrumental teacher and the primary school class teacher in the Wider Opportunities instrumental programme. The potential for exchanging knowledge appears to be significant when the visiting instrumental…
Descriptors: Teacher Collaboration, Music Teachers, Music Education, Elementary School Students
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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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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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Randles, Clint; Tan, Leonard – British Journal of Music Education, 2019
The purpose of this study was to examine and compare the creative musical identities of pre-service music education students in the United States and Singapore. The Creative Identity in Music (CIM) measure was utilized with both US and Singapore pre-service music teacher populations (n = 274). Items of the CIM relate to music-making activities…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Preservice Teachers, Music Teachers
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Ang, Kathryn; Panebianco, Clorinda; Odendaal, Albi – British Journal of Music Education, 2019
Developing effective parent-teacher relationships in music lessons is important for the well-being and learning outcomes of the learners. The aim of this collective case study was to explore the relationship between teachers and parents of pre-school children in group music lessons in the Klang Valley, which is an area in West Malaysia centred on…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Music Education, Outcomes of Education, Trust (Psychology)
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Ng, Hoon Hong – British Journal of Music Education, 2018
The pervasiveness of popular music and its associated practices in current youth cultures brings into question the relevance and effectiveness of more traditional music pedagogies, and propels a search for a more current and engaging music pedagogy informed by popular music practices. With this as the basis, this study seeks to explore factors…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Popular Culture, Music Education, Public Schools
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Coutts, Leah – British Journal of Music Education, 2018
Selecting repertoire that adult piano students find motivating and musically satisfying is more complex than simply finding pieces that are aurally pleasing. Drawing on theories of motivation, adult learning and transformative pedagogy, this practitioner-based study describes how the author learned to involve her students in the selection process,…
Descriptors: Adult Students, Music Education, Musical Instruments, Learning Motivation
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Borgström Källén, Carina; Lindgren, Monica – British Journal of Music Education, 2018
This article explores the significance of context and discourse from a gender perspective within three different studies of the Swedish music classroom, conducted in lower secondary school, upper secondary school and higher music education respectively. The theoretical point of departure is that gender performances as well as the music classroom…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Music Education, Foreign Countries, Discourse Analysis
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Colombo, Barbara; Antonietti, Alessandro – British Journal of Music Education, 2017
The positive role of metacognition in music learning and practice is well assessed, but the role of musicians' metacognitive skills in such a context is not yet clear. Teachers often state that they apply a metacognitive approach during their lessons, but students fail to acknowledge it and report that they become metacognitive learners thanks to…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Music Education, Music Activities, Case Studies
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Brook, Julia; Upitis, Rena; Varela, Wynnpaul – British Journal of Music Education, 2017
The purpose of this study was to gain an in-depth understanding of how one classically trained musician adapted his pedagogical practices to accommodate the needs and interests of his students. A case-study methodology was employed to explore the perceptions and practices of this teacher, and data were collected over a two-year period through…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Musical Instruments, Case Studies, Teacher Attitudes
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Thorpe, Vicki – British Journal of Music Education, 2017
This article examines a unique music curriculum and assessment environment through the fndings of a practical action research project carried out in secondary schools. I address two current international educational issues: the relationship between formal and informal learning in music, and how individuals' contributions in collaborative groups…
Descriptors: Music Education, Action Research, Informal Education, Cooperative Learning
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