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Music Education in the 21st Century in the United Kingdom free pdf The landscape of music education in the UK is constantly shifting and developing. This book provides a timely and unique overview of this restless sector by considering the achievements of music education, analysing its current performance and setting out aspirations for the future. Music Education in the 21st Century in the United Kingdom addresses the power of music to influence and change human behaviour, analyses current and future issues in music education and casts a spotlight on particular areas of education, including early years, the primary school, the secondary school, further education, universities and conservatoires, music services, the music studio and the role of music leaders and community musicians. Written by experts in the field of music education, the book provides an authoritative account of the current status of music education in the UK. While essential to understand the current and future context in the UK, the book will be invaluable to those involved in music education internationally, as it includes chapters on the provision of music education for all children, listening, the role of singing, playing an instrument, creativity, the role of technology, issues of performance and assessment, learning through the lifespan and the initial and ongoing education of music teachers. It also includes a range of case study examples and evaluations of practice. The book is a landmark publication in the field of music education and will be essential reading for policy-makers, practitioners, music students, trainee music teachers and those who provide music services in the UK and internationally.

About Susan Hallam

Professor Susan Hallam is Professor of Education at the Institute of Education, University of London and currently Dean of the Faculty of Policy and Society. She pursued careers as both a professional musician and a music educator before completing her psychology studies and becoming an academic in 1991. Dr Andrea Creech has extensive experience as a professional musician, music teacher and researcher. She currently is Lecturer in Education at the Institute of Education, University of London and Associate Lecturer (psychology) for the Open University. Previously she has held principal positions in orchestras in the UK and Canada and subsequently was founder and director of a Community Music School in the Republic of Ireland. Pauline Adams is lecturer in Music Education, teaching on the PGCE and Master's Music Education courses at the Institute of Education, University of London. She started her career teaching in inner London schools and for some years acted in an advisory role for the Inner London Education Authority. John Conlon has over 28 years experience working within the post-compulsory education sector in a range of contexts including arts, community, theatre and adult, further and higher education. He co-initiated and became director of operations for Creative Partnerships, a GBP120 million government-funded creativity in schools programme. John is currently the pathway leader for the pre-service, post-compulsory PGCE at the Institute of Education, University of London. Dr Colin Durrant leads the postgraduate programme in Music Education at the Institute of Education, University of London and is conductor of the University of London Chamber Choir and Imperial College Choir. He has a wide range of choral conducting and teaching experience and is principal tutor for the Association of British Choral Directors' conducting courses in London. He designed and developed a postgraduate programme in Choral Education, the first of its kind in the UK. Jessica Ellison is an Australian-trained primary teacher with vast experience as a music specialist. She worked in both the public and private sectors, before joining a local authority Music Service where she was responsible for individual, whole class instrumental, and curriculum music lessons. She teaches on the Master's level music specialism course on the PGCE at the Institute of Education, University of London. Dr Helena Gaunt is the Assistant Principal (Research and Academic Development) at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, and a National Teaching Fellow (2009). Her current research focuses on one-to-one and small group tuition in conservatoires, orchestral musicians in the twenty-first century and the role of improvisation (verbal and musical) in developing professional expertise. Dr Evangelos Himonides holds the University of London's first ever Lecturer in Music Technology Education position. He teaches music education, music technology and information technology, at a post-graduate level, at the Institute of Education, University of London, and also leads the post-graduate course, 'Music Technology in Education'. Kate Laurence is subject leader for the Music PGCE programme at the Institute of Education, University of London. She began her professional life as a music teacher in inner London and was Director of Music and an Advanced Skills Teacher before entering teacher education. She has held professional and advisory roles with the Specialist Schools and Academies Trust, the BBC and for Sibelius Software Ltd. Kate currently leads a number of national CPD courses for music teachers. Dr Hilary McQueen studied music at Edinburgh University and trained as a teacher at St Luke's College of Education, Exeter. She has taught class music and singing, and continues to teach piano and music theory. She was head of psychology in two institutions, taught child development for Open University, and now combines teaching and research at the Institute of Education, University of London. Professor Adam Ockelford is Professor of Music at Roehampton University. While attending the Royal Academic of Music in London, Adam started working with children with special needs, and he became interested in how we all intuitively make sense of music. Adam pursued this line of enquiry, and completed a PhD in which he set out his 'zygonic' theory of musical understanding. Dr Ioulia Papageorgi has been a Lecturer and Coordinating Research Officer in the Department of Arts and Humanities, the Department of Psychology and Human Development and the Doctoral School at the Institute of Education, University of London, since 2006. She has also been an Associate Lecturer at the Open University in the UK since 2009. Her research interests focus on the development of expertise, the psychology of performance and performance anxiety. Ross Purves is Course Manager for A level Music Technology and BTEC Music at Luton Sixth Form College, where he also teaches A Level Music and jazz improvisation. He has worked as a researcher on a series of projects in the School of Arts and Humanities at the Institute of Education, University of London, and at the University of Roehampton, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), Youth Music and the Department for Education and Skills (DfES), among others. Dr Lynne Rogers is Senior Lecturer in Teacher Education Post-14 Sector at the Institute of Education, University of London. She is the Director of the London Centre for Excellence in Teacher Training (LONCETT) and the Faculty Director of Initial Teacher Education. She has undertaken extensive research in relation to behaviour in school- disaffection from school, including the role of alternative curricula- learning, studying and homework in adolescents- and issue relating to music education. Dr Jo Saunders is responsible for the coordination of various strands of the research evaluation of the UK government's National Singing Programme 'Sing Up' (2007-2011) at the Institute of Education, University of London. Dr Maria Varvarigou has been performing as a solo singer, oboist and chorister for many years. She is currently working as a researcher at an ESRC-funded project on promoting social engagement and well-being in older people through community supported participation in musical activities, and as lecturer on a module on choral conducting education at the Institute of Education, University of London. Professor Graham Welch holds the Established Chair of Music Education at the Institute of Education, University of London, and is Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Culture and Pedagogy. He is elected Chair of the internationally based SEMPRE, President of ISME and past Co-Chair of the Research Commission of ISME. Publications number over 260 and embrace musical development and music education, teacher education, singing and voice science, and music in special education and disability.

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Author : Susan Hallam
Publisher : Institute of Education Publications
Data Published : 07 July 2010
ISBN : 0854738991
EAN : 9780854738991
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 372 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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