Tag Archives: music education

Online music lessons: a few exemplars

I teach a course in studio pedagogy at The Education University of Hong Kong. This spring, students in the course spent time identifying interesting or exemplary videos for learning piano or guitar. Some are excellent in terms of multimedia use, … Continue reading

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The Suzuki Method’s Mediated Pedagogy

The Journal of Research in Music Education has published “Learning with Sound Recordings: A History of Suzuki’s Mediated Pedagogy.” In it, I draw attention to the ways that Suzuki’s pedagogic innovations are deeply enmeshed with media of sound recording. I also … Continue reading

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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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Sound studies and music education

The Journal of Aesthetic Education has published my overview of sound studies for those working in music education. I review the basic texts, some of the work of those in music education, and pose a few questions. This article explores how … Continue reading

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Participatory Music in Music Educators Journal

“Music Education for All through Participatory Ensembles,”  [Open access version at UF Repository here] appears in the December 2015 issue of Music Educators Journal. The article presents ideas from my immersion in participatory music—in particular from a chance to learn alongside … Continue reading

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Get to know your publication embargoes

[4/16/2014: Welcome to those coming from the reposting of this on “Tomorrow’s Professor.” Those visiting might also enjoy my post on the politics of journal publishing.] I typically announce my publications on this website, and one comment last year from a user … Continue reading

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Algorithms and Music Education [CMS/ATMI talk]

[Edit: Here’s the AEPR paper on algorithms and here’s a free post-print version of the paper] I presented at the 2013 College Music Society/Association for Technology in Music Instruction National Conference in Cambridge, MA. My talk was “Algorithms as Arbiters of … Continue reading

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Music Education and Beck’s Song Reader

For those interested, my column on Nathaniel Braddock’s great Beck Song Reader class at the Old Town School of Folk Music is now out. Here’s a link to a free version (draft, pre-press), and there’s a version behind a Sage paywall here (free … Continue reading

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John Dewey’s 1902 Fight for Music Education

[Update: here’s a link to my full article on Dewey and music education in the Journal of Research in Music Education (published in 2020).] That the history of fighting for music education programs goes back over one hundred years is disheartening, … 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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