Tag Archives: media

Vocaloids and music learning

This week Koji Matsunobu and I will be sharing some preliminary work on vocaloids as a medium for music learning at the Asian Pacific Symposium for Music Education Research in Malaysia. Here are a few resources for those interested to … Continue reading

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Hong Kong street karaoke

Here is an early impression of the street karaoke I’ve been watching for several weeks in Hong Kong, an outstanding example of participatory music. Mong Kok, which means “crowded corner” earns its name as one of the most densely populated … Continue reading

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Why media matter for music education: Penn State’s collaborative music education series

Penn State has put together a series of videos that present introductory material aimed at those interested in music education. My contribution, recorded last spring, addresses a richer understanding of media as socially constructed. Those who want a chance to … Continue reading

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Hearing a new music education story: From Sousa to Gould to Madlib, with Joyce and Powers in the mix

In 2013 I received the Outstanding Emerging Researcher Award from the Center for Music Education Research at the University of South Florida. My paper has been posted at Music Education Research International (open access): Thibeault, M. D. (2013). The shifting locus of … Continue reading

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(Many) thoughts on the future of music education

I’m delighted to be part of a special issue of Arts Education Policy Review (v. 115, no. 1). The focus of the issue is the future of music education, with articles that revisit a 2001 article by Scott Shuler from the same … Continue reading

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Media and Music Education (NAfME Philosophy SRIG)

I will present this week at the National Association for Music Education conference, part of the Philosophy Special Research Interest Group. As the theme is media, my initial five-minute allotment will be filled by playing the following video, which will … Continue reading

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