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Jones, Tzefira R.; Chappell, Elizabeth – Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, 2022
Desegregation in the south had many goals, among them was creating equitable opportunities for students in schools. Much of the literature on desegregation efforts are focused on general education and little research has been done on the effects it had on school orchestra programs. Orchestra programs in Texas schools have had a historically strong…
Descriptors: School Desegregation, African American Students, Music Education, Musical Instruments
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Liddell, Ollie Eugene Payne – Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, 2022
Although the United States Supreme Court declared segregation in education under law unconstitutional in the landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision in 1954, the public high schools in Jackson, Mississippi, would remain segregated until 1970. The present study examines the effects of this social climate on the high school band programs in…
Descriptors: Music Education, Musicians, High School Students, Desegregation Litigation
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Meyers, Brian D. – Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, 2021
The purpose of this study was to trace the development and growth of the University of Illinois Band Clinics during their twenty-five-year history (1930-1954). Founded by A. Austin Harding, Director of Bands at the University of Illinois, the Band Clinics served as an important forum for the reading and performance of contest pieces and new band…
Descriptors: Universities, Educational History, Music Education, Music Activities
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Groulx, Timothy J. – Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, 2018
Segregated schooling in Florida was initially a concession to gain public acceptance of free public education. Its effects can be seen in the band programs of many high school bands. This study looks at the effects of segregation and integration on bands at black high schools in Jacksonville, Florida (Duval County Public Schools). Much of the…
Descriptors: Racial Factors, School Segregation, Musicians, Music
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Spieker, Matthew H. – Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, 2018
In 1947 T. Carol Agee resurrected the Fort Collins High School Orchestra (FCHS) program after his return from WWII, and became the first music teacher to be hired as the full-time orchestra director at the school. He quickly created a "storied" program in the state of Colorado culminating, for him, in a 1955 Colorado Music Educators…
Descriptors: High Schools, Music, Music Education, Music Activities
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Groulx, Timothy J. – Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, 2016
Much of the twentieth century was a turbulent time in the United States for African Americans. During this time of segregation on numerous legal and social levels, bands were becoming part of the culture of many schools across the nation. Despite great adversity, many successful band programs were established at black schools as a result of the…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Music Teachers, African American Students