59 Music Education

Brass Techniques and Pedagogy

Textbook for undergraduate brass methods course focusing on brass instrument techniques and pedagogy. Reviews are available.

Includes: Guided practice lessons, fingering charts, practice materials, terminology, additional resources

Teaching Low Brass

This textbook focuses on two areas: basic information including pedagogical material for teaching low brass students and low brass etudes. The information is divided into several categories including brass history, the overtone series, general intonation tendencies, embouchure, instruments and equipment, literature, maintenance, vibrato, and low brass in the marching band. Etudes are incorporated in the appendix of the textbook. Instrument fingerings, slide positions, and simple warm-up material is also available in the appendix. It has been reviewed.

Includes: Etudes, fingerings, slide positions, warm ups, major scales

Vocal Techniques for the Instrumentalist, 2nd ed

The purpose of this text is to teach instrumental music education students about vocal production as it applies to solo singing. Beginning with a foundational understanding of breathing, singers will learn about the vocal instrument (anatomy), how to create clear, pleasant, tone (phonation and resonance), pronounce words clearly (articulation and diction) and how singing is similar, and different, from playing an external instrument. Reviews are available.

Includes: Assignments, exercises, practice log, glossary

Music and the Child

This book explores a holistic, artistic, and integrated approach to understanding the developmental connections between music and children. This book guides professionals to work through music, harnessing the processes that underlie music learning, and outlining developmentally appropriate methods to understand the role of music in children’s lives through play, games, creativity, and movement. Additionally, the book explores ways of applying music-making to benefit the whole child, i.e., socially, emotionally, physically, cognitively, and linguistically. Reviews are available.

Includes: Activities, case studies, recommended resources, vocabulary

Engaging Students: Essays in Music Pedagogy

Engaging Students: Essays in Music Pedagogy presents short essays on the subject of student-centered learning, and serves as an open-access, web-based resource for those teaching college-level classes in music.

Narratives and Reflections in Music Education

Provides information and insights about narrative inquiry as a research method applied in music and arts education.

Music Education as Craft

Discusses the Craft of Music Education, bridges this profession to the past, present and future practices and theory in music education.

Teaching Singing in the 21st Century

This edited volume offers multiple perspectives on vocal pedagogy across music genres.

Assessment in Music Education: from Policy to Practice

This edited volume focuses on the alignment between assessment, curriculum structure and pedagogy in music education.

Visions for Intercultural Music Teacher Education

This edited volume highlights the importance of visions for intercultural music-teacher education in a time of increasing social complexity.

The Politics of Diversity in Music Education

The Politics of Diversity in Music Education attends to the political structures and processes that frame and produce understandings of diversity in and through music education practice, policy, and research.

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