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Hallam, Susan; Creech, Andrea; McQueen, Hilary; Varvarigou, Maria; Gaunt, Helena – International Journal of Music Education, 2016
Although there is now an accepted need for initiatives that support older people's well-being, little attention has been paid to the role of those facilitating such activities. This research explored the benefits and challenges for those working in facilitating musical activities with older people. The research was undertaken at three UK case…
Descriptors: Facilitators (Individuals), Music Activities, Motivation, Barriers
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Varvarigou, Maria; Creech, Andrea; Hallam, Susan – International Journal of Music Education, 2014
Between 2008 and 2010, the internationally acclaimed London Symphony Orchestra worked in partnership with the Guildhall School of Music & Drama and 10 East London Music Services, delivering a range of music education projects that involved professional musicians, classroom teachers, primary school-aged pupils and college students. This article…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music Education, Workshops, Music Activities
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Creech, Andrea; Hallam, Susan – International Journal of Music Education, 2009
The research reported here forms part of a UK study that investigated the impact of interpersonal interaction on teaching and learning outcomes, in the context of learning a musical instrument. This article presents the findings relating to parents, exploring how parental involvement, self-efficacy and personal satisfaction were influenced by…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Parent Participation, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Musical Instruments
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Hallam, Susan; Rogers, Lynne; Creech, Andrea – International Journal of Music Education, 2008
Historically, there have been differences in the musical instruments played by boys and girls, with girls preferring smaller, higher-pitched instruments. This article explores whether these gender preferences have continued at a time when there is greater gender equality in most aspects of life in the UK. Data were collected from the 150 Music…
Descriptors: Females, Musical Instruments, Foreign Countries, Gender Differences