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Dorathea Julia Lamprecht; Caroline van Niekerk – Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, 2024
The Tygerberg Children's Choir (TCC) is rooted in South Africa's Afrikaner culture. Its transition to a multicultural children's choir, within a drastically changed political dispensation, furnished a rich subject for a historiographic choir identity investigation. From its establishment in 1972 until 2019, Hendrik D. Loock was the conductor.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Singing, Children, History
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Erica Kupinski – Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, 2024
Jane Frazee, an American music educator, administrator, and author has contributed to music education in the United States. This article surveys the impact of her efforts from 1960 to 2015. A pioneer member and past president of the American Orff-Schulwerk Association (AOSA), she taught music to children and adults using the Orff approach and has…
Descriptors: Teacher Retirement, Students, Music Education, Music Teachers
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Jane Southcott; Frances Elliott – Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, 2024
Studio music teachers have always been constant in Australian society, rarely recognised beyond their immediate surrounds. Building a 'connection' of students required advertising, primarily by word-of-mouth or via local press announcements. Few teachers placed individual advertisements in local papers. This changed in 1911 with the establishment…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music Teachers, Music Education, Advertising
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Elizabeth Chappell – Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, 2024
Mariachi programs entered the public schools in the Southwest in the late 1960s and early 1970s when the Chicano movement ushered in an awakening of pride in Mexican heritage. The purpose of this historical biography was to examine the life and career of mariachi educator Ezekiel (Zeke) Castro (b. 1939). Zeke Castro taught mariachi and orchestra…
Descriptors: Music Education, Educational History, Musicians, Hispanic American Culture
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Nathan B. Kruse – Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, 2024
Pasquale "Pat" Ciricillo (1907-1978) was a twentieth-century musician-teacher who incorporated multiple musical approaches in his work. Born to an Italian family in Cleveland, Ohio, Ciricillo's affinity for wide-ranging musicianship afforded him a storied career as a professional trumpet player in New York City. His success as a jazz,…
Descriptors: Music Teachers, Music Education, Musicians, Teaching Methods
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Jane, Philip – Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, 2023
Toward the end of the nineteenth century a number of external music examining systems were introduced to New Zealand. Two of them, Trinity College, London, and the Associated Board, gained a strong following and became de facto standards in the absence of a national music conservatorium. This article briefly outlines the beginning of external…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music Education, Grades (Scholastic), Student Evaluation
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Sanders, Paul D. – Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, 2023
Early nonsectarian Sunday Schools provided instruction in spelling, reading, writing, and singing in the years prior to the introduction of free, public education in the United States. This study explores the Sunday school as a laboratory for public school music education. Several of the first Sunday school tunebooks included theoretical…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Churches, Public Schools, Music Education
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Wabyona, Milton – Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, 2023
Zadok Adolu-Otojoka (b. 1932) is one of the prominent music educators and professional performers in the recent history of arts education in East Africa. A Ugandan by nationality, Adolu-Otojoka has served in different professional capacities as music educator, opera singer, folk musician, dancer, composer, and education/culture administrator, at…
Descriptors: Music Education, Foreign Countries, Oral History, African Culture
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Stevens, Robin S. – Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, 2023
Choral singing was embraced by many missionaries as a means of attracting potential converts to Christianity. A principal choral singing method in 19th century Britain, Tonic Sol-fa, was introduced by missionaries and others to the Indian subcontinent where it was used as both a pedagogical method and a music notation system. Building on the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Singing, Music Techniques, Music Education
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Bannerman, Julie K. – Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, 2023
The field of music education was engaged in unprecedented cross-cultural efforts with Latin American music educators and Latin American music during the period between 1939 and 1946. These inter-American efforts related to the Good Neighbor policies with an emphasis on education and culture in diplomacy. Music educators collaborated with…
Descriptors: Music Education, North Americans, Latin Americans, Music Teachers
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Samson, David W. – Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, 2023
The Swinney Conservatory of Music at Central Methodist University in Fayette, Missouri has a long history with unique beginnings. After the Civil War, Central College (Central Methodist's original name) grew alongside a "Female Seminary," Howard-Payne Female College. Through the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the two schools…
Descriptors: Music Education, Educational History, Religious Colleges, Program Descriptions
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Powell, Bryan – Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, 2023
The presence of popular music education in schools has expanded significantly in the past two decades within the United States in part due to the expansion of modern band programming. Initially developed and propagated by the non-profit organization Little Kids Rock (LKR), modern band is a term used to describe school-based ensembles that use…
Descriptors: Educational History, Music Education, Music Activities, Program Development
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Le, Xinyue – Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, 2023
This historical study is an extension of an earlier study "The Origins of Multicultural Music Education in Chinese Secondary Schools' General Music Classes." In the earlier study, I examined multicultural music education in middle school music classes in the People's Republic of China from 1989 to 2010. The present study examines the…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Music Education, Music, Foreign Countries
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Gilliam, Tianna M. – Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, 2023
The purpose of this historical investigation was to contribute to the growing body of knowledge about women in music education by means of documenting the life and career of Genevieve F. Hargiss (1912-1995), a lesser known yet exemplary twentieth-century music educator. Through the investigation of primary source materials including Hargiss's…
Descriptors: Music Education, Teacher Education Programs, Mentors, Females
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Sampsel, Laurie J.; Puscher, Donald M. – Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, 2023
The history of female piano teachers, especially those working with children, remains largely unstudied. Estelle Philleo (1880-1936) is one example from the early 20th century who specialized in group lessons for beginners. A New Woman who never married, she began as a junior piano teacher at the Michigan Female Seminary before graduating in 1902.…
Descriptors: Music Education, Musical Instruments, Music Teachers, Females
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