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Silveira, Jason M. – Journal of Research in Music Education, 2019
The purpose of this study was to present a narrative account of one gender-variant music student and his experiences as a music education major at a small private college. The question guiding this study was as follows: In what ways can one transgender music education student's lived experiences and identity development inform discourse in the…
Descriptors: Sexual Identity, College Students, Music Education, Majors (Students)
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Barbeau, Audrey-Kristel; Mantie, Roger – Journal of Research in Music Education, 2019
The purpose of the current study was to examine music performance anxiety and self-reported reasons for participation among members of older adult community bands. We asked 35 New Horizons Band members aged 65+ questions about their musical experience in face-to-face interviews, after which we administered two questionnaires: the Performance…
Descriptors: Music Activities, Performance, Anxiety, Stress Variables
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Mornell, Adina; Wulf, Gabriele – Journal of Research in Music Education, 2019
Two experiments are reported in which skilled musicians playing different instruments performed a piece of their choice under various attentional focus conditions. In the external focus condition, they were asked to focus on playing for the audience and the expressive sound of the music. In the internal focus condition, they were asked to focus on…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Music Teachers, Expertise
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Ray, James; Hendricks, Karin S. – Journal of Research in Music Education, 2019
We examined collective efficacy beliefs, including levels of within-group agreement and correlation with performance quality, of instrumental chamber ensembles (70 musicians, representing 18 ensembles). Participants were drawn from collegiate programs and intensive summer music festivals located in the northwestern and western regions of the…
Descriptors: Music Activities, Musicians, Group Dynamics, Performance
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Silvey, Brian A.; Nápoles, Jessica; Springer, D. Gregory – Journal of Research in Music Education, 2019
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of two pre-tuning vocalization behaviors (humming and singing) on the tuning accuracy of woodwind and brass instrumentalists. Undergraduate collegiate musicians (N = 72) performed a sustained stimulus pitch (concert B-flat) while engaging in one of the two conditions or the control condition…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Music Education, Musicians, Singing
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Manternach, Jeremy N.; Schloneger, Matthew; Maxfield, Lynn – Journal of Research in Music Education, 2019
Many choral teacher-conductors and voice professionals utilize semioccluded vocal tract (SOVT) exercises (e.g., lip trills, straw phonation) in their classrooms or studios. Research with individual singers has indicated that these techniques may increase "vocal economy," boosting acoustic output while reducing singer effort. Recently,…
Descriptors: Singing, Phonology, Musicians, Females
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Buonviri, Nathan O. – Journal of Research in Music Education, 2019
This study continues a line of inquiry testing strategies commonly used in melodic dictation. Undergraduate music majors (N = 44) completed short tonal dictations in a within-subjects design to determine effects of silence, audible sounds, and singing on test scores. Participants scored significantly lower when required to sing the melody prior to…
Descriptors: Acoustics, Singing, Music, Scores
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Mantie, Roger; Tan, Leonard – Journal of Research in Music Education, 2019
The purpose of this study was to investigate participant involvement in community wind bands through the lens of organizational theory to inform the music education profession about community wind bands as an "expressive" voluntary association with potential for lifelong participation. Twenty-eight informants were drawn from three…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Music Activities, Organizational Theories, Music Education
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Evans, Paul; Liu, Mark Y. – Journal of Research in Music Education, 2019
Motivation has formed a core strand of research in music education, reflecting its importance in educational psychology and other skill-based performance domains. Understanding motivation is crucial for explaining students' achievement, performance, well-being, and intentions to continue participation in (or drop out of) music learning throughout…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music Activities, Psychological Needs, High School Students
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Sims, Wendy L.; Cassidy, Jane W. – Journal of Research in Music Education, 2019
This study was designed to examine to the extent to which impostor feelings, symptomatic of the psychological condition "impostor phenomenon" (IP), would be evident in early career university-level music educators. Those experiencing IP are typically successful individuals yet with impostor feelings that may include debilitating…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music Teachers, Psychological Patterns, College Faculty
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Elpus, Kenneth; Grisé, Adam – Journal of Research in Music Education, 2019
As fundraising has become a key component of American public school music educators' professional responsibilities, in many places, parent organizations have taken an increasingly outsized role in raising private funds to supplement public school music budgets. The purpose of this study was to understand the finances of public school music…
Descriptors: Music Education, Fund Raising, Private Financial Support, Parent Associations
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Sweet, Bridget; Parker, Elizabeth Cassidy – Journal of Research in Music Education, 2019
The purpose of our phenomenology was to investigate the lived experiences of emerging female vocal identity development (ages 19-35 years) and how participants' lived experiences shaped their future as musicians and music educators. Thirty-nine participants, freshmen through graduate students, enrolled in vocal music education or vocal performance…
Descriptors: Singing, Music Activities, Self Concept, Phenomenology
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Kinney, Daryl W. – Journal of Research in Music Education, 2019
The purpose of this study was to fit theoretical models of prediction to urban students' decisions to enroll and persist in music ensembles using academic achievement, socioeconomic status (SES), number of parents/guardians at home, mobility, ethnicity, and sex as explanatory variables. Through multinomial logistic regression, I built predictive…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, High School Students, Student Attitudes, Prediction
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Gallo, Donna J. – Journal of Research in Music Education, 2018
The purpose of this study was to compare differences in the quality of professional development between U.S. music educators and teachers of other disciplines. Data were drawn from the 2011-2012 Schools and Staffing Survey. Factors such as types of professional development, quantity of activities, and levels of satisfaction were analyzed through a…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Music Teachers, Teacher Effectiveness, Educational Quality
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Diaz, Frank M. – Journal of Research in Music Education, 2018
I examined the use of meditation practices among collegiate-level musicians (N = 255), along with the degree to which these practices contributed to music performance anxiety (MPA) when controlling for trait perfectionism and trait mindfulness. Findings indicated that approximately 48% of the participants sampled had engaged in meditation during…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music Activities, College Students, Performance
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