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Palkki, Joshua – International Journal of Music Education, 2020
With the purpose of furthering lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, and allies/agender/asexual (LGBTQA) dialogue in music education and to improve choral instruction for trans(gender) students, this multiple narrative case study explores the experiences of trans students in secondary school choral music programs in the United…
Descriptors: LGBTQ People, Music Education, Singing, Student Needs
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Walling, Catherine Bennett – International Journal of Music Education, 2020
The purpose of this study was to examine the experiences of four US music educators during and after a 3-week adult choir camp in South Africa. Findings reveal that the camp positively influenced music teacher understandings and practices, both during and after the exchange. Throughout the camp, participants navigated race, privilege and prejudice…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Intercultural Programs, Foreign Countries, Music Teachers
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Joseph, Dawn; Nethsinghe, Rohan; Cabedo-Mas, Alberto – International Journal of Music Education, 2020
Establishing strong connections between universities within initial teacher education (ITE) programs not only takes time, but it also presents opportunities and challenges. Tertiary music educators are called to prepare ITE students/pre-service teachers to be culturally responsive. This article forms part of our wider study "See, Listen and…
Descriptors: Singing, Cultural Awareness, Music Education, Preservice Teachers
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Hedden, Debra G.; Allen, Ashley D. – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
This study utilized a mixed methods approach to investigate the particular factors integral to literature selection and the resources conductors utilized to find repertoire for their children's choirs. Interviews were conducted with successful community children's choir directors (n = 6); results were analyzed inductively and coded in order to…
Descriptors: Singing, Music Activities, Music, Music Education
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Kondracka-Szala, Marta; Michalak, Marcin – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
The purpose of this article is to investigate the presence of popular music within the area of preschool education. To this end, an online survey was conducted with a sample of 115 Polish preschool teachers. This allowed for an analysis of teachers' opinions on using popular music in various didactic activities, and on the educational value of…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Singing, Psychomotor Skills
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Mawang, Lucy Lugo; Kigen, Edward M.; Mutweleli, Samuel M. – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
The purpose of this study was to establish the relationship between musical self-concept and musical creativity, and to determine the best predictors of musical creativity given the musical self-concept dimensions. Participants (N = 201) were music students, drawn from 21 secondary schools in Kenya. Music Self-perception Inventory-Version 2…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Creativity, Music Education, Music
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Corbalán, Mara; Pérez-Echeverría, M. Puy; Pozo, Juan-Ignacio; Casas-Mas, Amalia – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
Current research on choral practice has studied various aspects of interpretation and different strategies for improving rehearsal. This article considers the amateur choral rehearsal as a setting for teaching and learning music. It analyses choir conductor profiles that may be related to conceptions of teaching and learning and their possible…
Descriptors: Singing, Musicians, Administrators, Music
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Cayari, Christopher – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
Trans+ is an inclusive, expansive, and fluid term that refers to a population that encompasses people who are transgender, third gender, non-gender, two-spirit or any other identity that is not cisgender. Trans+ topics are often considered taboo or exotic, which manifests in society as an enforced ignorance that creates a shroud of mystery around…
Descriptors: Sexual Identity, Conferences (Gatherings), Music, Music Education
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Smolej Fritz, Barbara; Peklaj, Cirila – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
The aim of this case study was to explore the effects of music instruction according to the E. Willems teaching method on the music abilities and language skills in students with intellectual disabilities (ID). Eight students with ID (average age 9.64 years) participated in the study. They attended 35 music lessons during the school year. Each…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Music Education, Auditory Perception, Human Body
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Treacy, Danielle Shannon; Westerlund, Heidi – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
This study attends to the global need to rethink how music education could provide opportunities for shaping imagined communities in times of intensifying societal complexity and diversity by exploring the practice of singing 'school-specific songs' in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. The methodology combines educational ethnography with Appreciative…
Descriptors: Music Education, Singing, Ethnography, Institutional Mission
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Gallo, Donna J. – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
The purpose of this mixed methods study was to determine the effect of formative assessment strategies on second grade students' singing accuracy and to examine how music educators planned for and enacted these practices. Student participants (n = 63) were divided into three groups over a six-week period: (a) a partial treatment group where the…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Accuracy, Singing, Music Education
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Good-Perkins, Emily – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
The purpose of this study was to explore with five Arab young adults their perceptions of Western and Arabic musical cultures as well as their perceptions of the Western classical vocal teaching they experienced at an American-modeled university in the United Arab Emirates. Of interest were issues of cultural relevance and the role of music and…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Teaching Methods, Role
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Ros-Morente, Agnès; Oriola-Requena, Salvador; Gustems-Carnicer, Josep; Filella Guiu, Gemma – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
Latest studies point out the importance of emotional competencies in young people's education. Music is closely linked to people's personal development and the evidence suggests that there are differences in young people who participate in group music-making activities and young people who do not. In the present study we analysed the…
Descriptors: Musicians, Music Education, Music Activities, Singing
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Elkoshi, Rivka – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
This study was designed to investigate children's audiovisual art, following intuitive listening to complete classical works from different historical periods. The study aimed to examine the effect of different musical stimuli on children's audiovisual output. Two related questions were asked: (1) How do children visually and verbally represent…
Descriptors: Classical Music, Auditory Stimuli, Visual Stimuli, Grade 2
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Bartlett, Irene; Tolmie, Diana – International Journal of Music Education, 2018
Over the past two decades the topic of graduate outcomes has increasingly informed the discourse on the changing nature of universities. For conservatoires and university music departments the global shift in audience demand away from western classical music and jazz styles (traditionally the cornerstone tertiary music programs) to contemporary…
Descriptors: Profiles, Singing, Music Education, Graduates
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