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Comprehensive Musicianship

In 1965 the Seminar on Comprehensive Musicianship was held at Northwestern University. Its purpose was to develop and implement means of improving the education of music teachers. In 1967 a symposium was held at Airlie House in Warrenton, Virgini ...

                                               

Concert Companion

The Concert Companion was a hand-held device intended to enhance concert experiences by presenting information that complements the music while the music is being performed. Using wireless technology, the Concert Companion delivered explanatory t ...

                                               

Dalcroze eurhythmics

Dalcroze eurhythmics, also known as the Dalcroze method or simply eurhythmics, is one of several developmental approaches including the Kodaly method, Orff Schulwerk and Suzuki Method used to teach music to students. Eurhythmics was developed in ...

                                               

Ear training

Ear training or aural skills is a music theory study in which musicians learn to identify, solely by hearing, pitches, intervals, melody, chords, rhythms, and other basic elements of music. The application of this skill is analogous to taking dic ...

                                               

Etude

An etude is an instrumental musical composition, usually short, of considerable difficulty, and designed to provide practice material for perfecting a particular musical skill. The tradition of writing etudes emerged in the early 19th century wit ...

                                               

Exploring Music

Exploring Music is an internationally syndicated radio program featuring classical music, with commentary and analysis by host Bill McGlaughlin. It is a daily, one-hour show with a single in-depth theme each week. The show, which debuted in 2003, ...

                                               

First Prize (music diploma)

A First Prize diploma in music is a high honor Diploma of Musical Studies, typically in performance or composition. It is awarded by European music conservatories and European-styled conservatories elsewhere. A First Prize diploma does not denote ...

                                               

Flute circle

A flute circle is an organization of musicians which focuses on the Native American flute. Flute circles typically meet periodically to engage in educational and recreational activities surrounding the instrument. Most flute circles offer instruc ...

                                               

Flute method

In music, a Flute method is a kind of specific textbook style manual for playing the flute. It usually contains fingering charts and/or scales and numerous different exercises, sometimes also simple etudes, in different keys, in ascending order a ...

                                               

Gassenhauer

Gassenhauer nach Hans Neusiedler, commonly known as Gassenhauer, is a short piece from Carl Orffs Schulwerk. As the full title indicates, it is an arrangement of a much older work by the lutenist Hans Neusidler from 1536. It is in fact credited t ...

                                               

Gordon music learning theory

Gordon music learning theory is a model for music education based on Edwin Gordons research on musical aptitude and achievement in the greater field of music learning theory. The theory is an explanation of music learning, based on audiation and ...

                                               

Group piano

Group piano is the study of how to play the piano in a group setting. This contrasts with the more common individual/private lesson. Group piano originated at the beginning of the nineteenth century, and continues to be a widely-used method of pi ...

                                               

Hip-hop based education

Hip-hop based education refers to the use of hip-hop, especially rap songs and lyrics, as curricular resources. Integrating hip-hop into academic curriculum gives youth more interest in education and promotes literacy. HHBE advocates believe that ...

                                               

Jazz education

Each style and era of jazz adopted new techniques to help educate younger musicians. Early forms of jazz education were more informal. Since the first degree program was founded in 1947, the rise of institutionalized jazz education, resulted in j ...

                                               

Laptop orchestra

A laptop orchestra or laptop ensemble is a chamber music ensemble consisting primarily of laptops. Education based laptop orchestras include BLOrk, CLOrk, CMLO, HELO, OLO, PLOrk, and SLOrk. City based laptop orchestras include BiLE and MiLO.

                                               

Master class

A master class is a class given to students of a particular discipline by an expert of that discipline - usually music, but also painting, drama, any of the arts, or on any other occasion where skills are being developed.

                                               

Method (music)

In music, a method is a kind of textbook for a specified musical instrument or a selected problem of playing a certain instrument. A method usually contains fingering charts or tablatures, etc., scales and numerous different exercises, sometimes ...

                                               

Methode pour la Guitare

The Methode pour la guitare is a method for the classical guitar originally written in French by guitarist and composer Fernando Sor. The method was written with the early romantic guitar in mind, but it is not only about instrumental technique, ...

                                               

Microjazz

Microjazz is a long-running series of sheet music publications by New Zealand-born British pianist and composer Christopher Norton. The series is published by Boosey & Hawkes. Based on classical technique yet using popular contemporary styles suc ...

                                               

Music education for young children

Music education for young children is an educational program introducing children in a playful manner to singing, speech, music, motion and organology. It is a subarea of music education.

                                               

Music examination

Music examinations are a method of formally assessing the accomplishments of pupils learning musical instruments. These are called grades. Although there are music examinations available to school and university students alongside other regular q ...

                                               

Music jury

A music jury is a final performance by a music student for a panel of jurors, usually consisting of faculty of the institution. Students attend private lessons throughout the year, and they perform at the end of a semester or the year to illustra ...

                                               

Music Medals

Music Medals are QCA-accredited music assessments and teaching resources offered by the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music and aimed at younger learners. They are available to all schools and Music Services that register as Music Meda ...

                                               

Music-related memory

Musical memory refers to the ability to remember music-related information, such as melodic content and other progressions of tones or pitches. The differences found between linguistic memory and musical memory have led researchers to theorize th ...

                                               

Musikalisches Wurfelspiel

A Musikalisches Wurfelspiel was a system for using dice to randomly generate music from precomposed options. These games were quite popular throughout Western Europe in the 18th century. Several different games were devised, some that did not req ...

                                               

Numerical sight-singing

Numerical sight-singing, an alternative to the solfege system of sight-singing, is a musical notation system that numbers the diatonic scale with the numbers one through eight. In this system, 1 is always the root or origin, but the scale being r ...

                                               

Orff Schulwerk

The Orff Schulwerk, or simply the Orff Approach, is a developmental approach used in music education. It combines music, movement, drama, and speech into lessons that are similar to childs world of play. It was developed by the German composer Ca ...

                                               

Orgelkids

Orgelkids is an educational project meant to familiarize and educate children with the pipe organ musical instrument. The project was initiated in the Netherlands in 2009 by Lydia Vroegindeweij and is directed towards cultural legacy and music ed ...

                                               

Piano pedagogy

Piano pedagogy is the study of the teaching of piano playing. Whereas the professional field of music education pertains to the teaching of music in school classrooms or group settings, piano pedagogy focuses on the teaching of musical skills to ...

                                               

Playground Sessions

Playground Sessions is a music-learning technology company headquartered in NY City, that focuses on teaching people how to play the piano. The company develops an at-home piano learning application that combines interactive expert videos with le ...

                                               

Playing by ear

Playing or learning by ear is the ability of a performing musician to reproduce a piece of music they have heard, without having seen it notated in any form of sheet music. It is considered to be a desirable skill among musical performers, especi ...

                                               

Psalmist movement

Psalmist movement is a term that covers a period of mass musical education in Britain having its roots in the dissenting congregational church singing organisations of late 18th century in regional Scotland and Northern England, which, by the mid ...

                                               

Research in music education

There are many published examples of research in music education, using a variety of approaches including surveys, experiments, and historical studies. In the United States, research in this field has been carried out for many years under the aus ...

                                               

S.P.I.T. (music)

S.P.I.T. or sometimes simply called SPIT is a methodology, or specific way of learning musical improvisation. The letters S.P.I.T. is an acronym for Scale, Pattern, Inversion, and Triad and usually pertains to the first four chord types which inc ...

                                               

Satis N. Coleman

Satis N. Coleman was an influential progressive music educator. In her 2010 induction in the National Association for Music Education Hall of Fame, it was written," She promoted music education for its ability to lead children to relate music to ...

                                               

List of university and college schools of music

This is a list of university and college schools of music by country. For the main article about university and college schools of music, see music school.

                                               

Music school

A music school is an educational institution specialized in the study, training, and research of music. Such an institution can also be known as a school of music, music academy, music faculty, college of music, music department, conservatory, co ...

                                               

School band

A school band is a group of student musicians who rehearse and perform instrumental music together. A concert band is usually under the direction of one or more conductors. A school band consists of woodwind instruments, brass instruments and per ...

                                               

Singing school

A singing school is a school in which students are taught to sightread vocal music. Singing schools are a long-standing cultural institution in the Southern United States. While some singing schools are offered for credit, most are informal progr ...

                                               

Sonic postcards

Sonic Postcards was an educational sound art recording project first conducted within UK primary schools in which children recorded their local environment and constructed short "sonic postcard" musique concrete pieces. Sonic Postcards was awarde ...

                                               

Takadimi

Takadimi is a system devised by Richard Hoffman, William Pelto, and John W. White in 1996 in order to teach rhythm skills. Takadimi, while utilizing rhythmic symbols borrowed from classical South Indian carnatic music, differentiates itself from ...

                                               

Tonal memory

In music, tonal memory or "aural recall" is the ability to remember a specific tone after it has been heard. Tonal memory assists with staying in tune and may be developed through ear training. Extensive tonal memory may be recognized as an indic ...

                                               

Who Stole the Cookie from the Cookie Jar?

"Who Stole the Cookie from the Cookie Jar?" or the Cookie Jar Song is a sing-along game of childrens music. The song is an infinite-loop motif, where each verse directly feeds into the next. The game begins with the children sitting or standing, ...

                                               

Women in music education

Women in music education describes the role of women musicians, conductors, teachers and educational administrators in music education at the elementary school and secondary education levels. While music critics argued in the 1880s that ".women l ...

                                               

The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra

The Young Persons Guide to the Orchestra is a 1945 musical composition by Benjamin Britten with a subtitle Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell. It was based on the second movement, "Rondeau", of the Abdelazer suite. It was originally commi ...

                                               

Zen of Screaming

The Zen of Screaming is an instructional DVD by Melissa Cross, a vocal coach whose speciality is "unclean" vocal techniques such as growled or screamed found in extreme metal and other styles of music. In contrast, "clean" vocals are relatively m ...

                                               

Peace education

Peace education is the process of acquiring the values, the knowledge and developing the attitudes, skills, and behaviors to live in harmony with oneself, with others, and with the natural environment. There are numerous United Nations declaratio ...

                                               

CISV International

CISV International was founded in 1950 by Dr. Doris Twitchell Allen and aims to educate and inspire action for a more just and peaceful world. The organisation operates international educational programmes on an annual basis to bring together par ...

                                               

El-Hibri Peace Education Prize

The El-Hibri Peace Education Prize was established by Fuad El-Hibri in 2007 for the purpose of honoring an outstanding scholar, practitioner or policymaker annually in order to celebrate and encourage individuals who embody the principles of peac ...

                                               

Environmental peacebuilding

Environmental peacebuilding examines and advocates environmental protection and cooperation as a factor in creating more peaceful relations. Peacebuilding is both the theory and practice of identifying the conditions that can lead to a sustainabl ...