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Joseph, Dawn – Australian Journal of Music Education, 2012
South Africa prides itself in a rich and colorful array of the Arts where music plays a significant role in social regeneration, unity and reconciliation. Little research has been undertaken in teacher education courses in South Africa regarding the inclusion of African music within multicultural music practice. Using the theoretical frameworks of…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Cultural Pluralism, Teaching Methods, Music Education
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Southcott, Jane; Cosaitis, Wei – Australian Journal of Music Education, 2012
The introduction of the influential Orff Schulwerk approach to music education in Australia is generally reported as occurring in the late 1960s. However, this was not the earliest encounters with the pedagogy in Australia. Patricia L. Holmes included Orff materials in teacher inservices in the late 1950s, before she travelled overseas to work…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music, Foreign Countries, Musical Instruments
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BastaniNezhad, Arya – Australian Journal of Music Education, 2012
This article examines how key components of holistic tone production can help flutists form a resonant tone. This is framed in an exploration of tone pedagogy and includes a model of tone evaluation and education. This research is also applicable to other instrumentalists, especially wind players. In this case study information was collected by…
Descriptors: Music Education, Musicians, Participant Observation, Holistic Approach
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Heinrich, Jennifer – Australian Journal of Music Education, 2012
Anecdotal evidence suggests that many schools in rural areas, do not operate classroom music programs due to a shortage of qualified staff and with access to tertiary music education rapidly diminishing in regional Victoria, there is little indication that the situation will improve. This paper reports on a mixed methods research project that…
Descriptors: Music Education, Elementary Schools, Rural Areas, Music
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Harvey, Michael Kieran – Australian Journal of Music Education, 2012
The New Music Network established the Peggy Glanville-Hicks Address in 1999 in honour of one of Australia's great international composers. It is an annual forum for ideas relating to the creation and performance of Australian music. In the spirit of the great Australian composer Peggy Glanville-Hicks, an outstanding advocate of Australian music…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Transcripts (Written Records), Music Appreciation, Music Theory
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Watson, Amanda; Forrest, David – Australian Journal of Music Education, 2012
This study explores the career paths, employment, business opportunities and community contributions made available through the provision and development of the contemporary performance bands' culture in the State of Victoria. It is framed with the support given to live music performers by Arts Victoria, Small Business Victoria and Music Victoria.…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Music Education, Employment, Music
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Jeanneret, Neryl; Brown, Robert – Australian Journal of Music Education, 2012
The City of Melbourne's ArtPlay is open to children and young people aged 3-13 years, and provides a wide range of artist-led programs that serve a broad community within and outside the municipality. Its sister facility, Signal, caters for young people 13-22 years. An Australia Council of the Arts funded Creative Community Partnership Initiative,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Community Development, Partnerships in Education, Program Effectiveness
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Jenkins, Louise – Australian Journal of Music Education, 2011
This paper explores the notion that particular working relationships within school music programs can have a significant affect on the program's development and progress. To explore this notion the research focussed on the working relationship of a music teacher at Melbourne Methodist Ladies' College (MLC), Ruth Flockart (1891-1985) and the…
Descriptors: Oral History, Music Education, Music, Music Teachers
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Mok, On Nei Annie – Australian Journal of Music Education, 2011
The concept of non-formal learning, which falls outside the categories of informal and formal learning, has not been as widely discussed, especially in the music education literature. In order to bridge this gap and to provide supplementary framework to the discussion of informal and formal learning, therefore, this paper will first summarize…
Descriptors: Nonformal Education, Music Education, Music, Outcomes of Education
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Margiotta, Mimia – Australian Journal of Music Education, 2011
This article focuses on the influence of parental support and interactions on the young musicians' learning processes. In an attempt to corroborate the findings of the wider research, a case-study has been carried out comprising observations of 34 parents and 34 piano students taught by the author in three different locations (private studio,…
Descriptors: Private Schools, Student Attitudes, Musicians, Learning Processes
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Harrison, Scott D. – Australian Journal of Music Education, 2011
For many musicians and music educators, finding the time and inclination to undertake further studies can be stumbling blocks to engaging in a program of research. Without self-development of this kind, understanding and rejuvenation of teaching and performance practices are unlikely to occur. Furthermore, as the academy ages, there is a…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music, Musicians, Motivation
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Nafisi, Julia – Australian Journal of Music Education, 2011
German Romantic Art Songs or German "Lieder" constitute a consistent part of every aspiring classical singer's repertoire around the world. This study investigates a contemporary Australian audiences' appreciation of the genre; it asks further what role the various Romantic characteristics play in German "Lieder" genre, gauges…
Descriptors: Audiences, Foreign Countries, German, Teaching Methods
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Joseph, Dawn – Australian Journal of Music Education, 2011
Australian society is increasingly multicultural, and this article provides some theoretical perspectives on multiculturalism, cultural diversity and the teaching and learning of African music. It identifies the need for teachers, practitioners and artists to jointly work together to create a community of practitioners where pedagogy meets…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music, Cultural Pluralism, Foreign Countries
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Collins, Anita – Australian Journal of Music Education, 2011
Education degrees are constantly shifting in order to remain relevant and contemporary within changing curriculums and teaching paradigms. This change is vital to ensure the degrees meet the requirements of a practicing teacher in today's schools. One method of informing such changes is to investigate the views and mine the wisdom of practicing…
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), Music Education, Music, Music Teachers
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Garvis, Susanne – Australian Journal of Music Education, 2011
This paper presents a story constellation about a beginning teacher (who is also the principal) located in a one-teacher school in an isolated community in Queensland, Australia. The constellation documents the teacher's self-efficacy for teaching the arts (music, dance, drama, visual arts and media). Tabitha, the participant, shares insights…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Visual Arts, Self Efficacy, Foreign Countries
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