3, Volume (1992). An electronic copy via, computer disk is also requested following the above format. Dissertation Abstracts International, Kratus, J. Statements in this ca. For orchestras, educating children about music provide ensembles with future, audiences. Reaching potentials: Appropriate, curriculum and assessment for young children. The high school has 589 students with 146 students, enrolled in four performing ensembles. programs do exist for early music education. Duration was approximately 3 minutes and 26 seconds. We then talk about their instruments, sharing facts and insights about history, materials, playing techniques, famous musicians and much more. his personal connection to God through singing in church: I was singing in church last Sunday, and I thought that God must be enjoying us, because we were hitting all the notes right! A study of the factors which influence collegiate choral ensemble. The art of case study research. At this point, you need do nothing else. While listening to the selected composition, students, registered their individual perception of tension by means of the Digital Affective, Response Technology (DART) software, version 2.1, developed by Dr. Kevin Dobbe of, Rochester, Minnesota. Meter is, established and phrasing becomes standard at this level. Rayl, A.J.S. The particular, purposeful sampling technique employed in this project will be ty, The intent of typical case sampling is to identify the, what is typical about the case in the area being researched rather than. 20 Estelle R. Jorgensen, In Search of Music Education (USA: University of, 21 Aristotle, "Politics," Source Readings in Music History. Visions of Research in Music Education : VRME. The students know that, we support and encourage one another every step of the wa, their skill level is far advanced. Perception of Meaning of High School Choral Experience (Pilot. Indeed, the effect of a composition may be so powerful that the, immediately preceding emotional effective state of the listener does not greatly, matter, because it becomes swiftly obliterated. his mother for a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. There was no agreement between the judges on the fourth child. Music Research. Make your responses thoughtfully. (1967). This child was, apparently singing a song that had been heard before. Since a spiritual, approach acknowledges the student's cultural background, section four discusses the. For sheer shock value, volume, and saturation, classical music cannot, compete with popular music. Spiritual education elevates the student's appreciation of his/her physical, emotional and cognitive being through a sensitively approached music, While this can be achieved using religious works, the spir, Music educators perform a treacherous balan, while teaching sacred music. Elementary, middle, and high school student, Fredrickson, W. E. (1999). To please other people with our singing. This stage of the program focuses primarily on singing and speech, taking, advantage of infants’ tendency to babble and vocalize. Williamson (1998) asked eleven prominent wind band conductors. Additional studies by Fredrickson (1997) among, elementary, middle, and high school students and Madsen (1998) among university music, majors utilized the CRDI device to measure perceived tension, although with different, The selection of repertoire from which to measure perceived tension for this study, inherently expressive and lyrical qualities. These thinkers deliberately challenge many time-worn traditions in music education with regard to musicianship, culture and society, leadership, institutions, interdisciplinarity, research and … Data was collected through interviews with the students identified by the typical. (1986). In addition t, music, I found four other categories of comments that the students used to evaluate, musical works. Three of the students also talked about how well their individual part, suited their own personal needs or interests. Dissertation Abstracts International, 41(07). Music preference: A comparison of verbal opinions and, behavioral intentions of selected high school students (The Louisiana State University, and Agricultural and Technical College, 1988). Reimer (1989) offers: That literature is what we teach, including the expressive experience eac, piece offers, general musical learnings each piece fosters, skills of, As the subject of musical tension is narrow in scope within the field of musical, research, a thorough review of the litera. For schools, partnering with these, organizations provides access to resources and expertise that would otherwise be be, their means. The orchestra has offered cert, concerts (over 300 a year) have been moved to venues in the downtown and metropolitan, areas of the cities; most successful among these is the weekly “Tunes at Noon” midday. Accordingly, practices are often highly inclusive and exclusive at the ver. Includes an example of how a music teacher conducted action research in which the teacher asked, Papers prese, if they are unlikely to be published in a confe, Manuscripts should adhere to recommendations made in the, of the American Psychological Association, manuscripts may follow recommendations made in, Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations. A, spiritual musical environment is both a reflection of, and an inspiration to, the entire, This paper explores six areas of spiritual music education: In section one, the, word "spirit" is defined in its relationship to the writings of twentieth ce, education philosophers. Conversation groups as PD, Ground squirrels are an important model in vision research because they are cone-dominant, diurnal rodents. One child used text in an imitative way. This, respect for the children's needs resulted in an even more, The band or orchestra conductor that demonstrates flexibility rehearses with. When I conducted the high school orchestra, frequently felt a high level of excess ener, Using spiritual flexibility, I chose to go with this burst of energy, proper bowing technique for increasingly faster note values. Authors must consider file size if inc, figures. [Letter to the editor]. The perception of meaning of. The tragic events on September 11, 2001 at the World, Trade Center in New York City, the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. and in Pennsylvania. I selected "Amazing Grace" for, its pedagogical components: anacrusis, 3/4 time, slurring with sensitive bow control, across the strings, optional third position fingerings, phrasing, tonal centering, an andante. New York: Schirmer. 16 James Hall, "Art Education and Spirituality," Art Education 11-18, Meaning. things. 1982; Landis & Carder, 1972). While listening to the selected, composition, students registered their individual perception of tension by means of the, Digital Affective Response Technology (DART) software. 1, is to report peer-, reviewed research of a philosophical, historical, or scientific nature, which contributes to. This updated third edition of Quality Research Papers---fast becoming a standard reference textbook for writing research papers in the fields of religion and theology---gives improvements and added material for such things as the expanding field of online research and doing church-related research in a professional manner. One can relate this concept of biological, breath to spiritual breath: "Just as your breath gives you life, your breath also makes your, instrument come alive." whether they found their part interesting and therefore enjoyable to play. Data were collected through interviews with the subjects. The use of open-ended questions, presented to a sample of subjects similar to those in the main study, the survey was a valid measure of the universe of m, Construct validity was documented by Hylton through factor analysis of data from his, pilot study. with the group. Moorhead and Pond found that: (a), Experimentation with vocalizations, and with songs was the norm and that children do, not organize their music in conventional tonalities as adults do, (b) children’s songs were, plaintive compared to the songs adults would have them sing, (c) chant appeared under, conditions of freedom—alone or in a group, (d) physical activity was directly related to, rhythmic chant, (e) solo chants were like heighte, conformed to the words, group chants were in duple meter and the words conformed to, the rhythmic structure, (f) children explored instruments first before melodic and, asymmetrical meter, followed by duple and triple meters, then steady beat. Kratus, J. The spirit, like breathing, keeps a person alive. Emotion versus tension in Haydn’s symphony no. of affect and perception is well founded. According to many writers in the, The graying of classical audiences is a fact that has been recognize, musical circles. Numerous grants ar, basis for the purchase of musical equipment. is a determining factor in enjoying and continuing study in music. These choirs are replicant choirs of the Boys Choir of Harlem; in time. Steven Glazer (New York: Penguin Putnam Inc., 1999) critics' introductory page, 10 Robert Coles, The Spiritual Life of Children (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 15 Parker J. Palmer, To Know as We Are Known, Education as a Spiritual. Communicative—Statements in this category involve reaching out to others. community, and participate in contests. be there's only one thing He really wants for you to do, and the rest is up to you. To feel the satisfaction of practicing long. Interviews were recorded onto TDK Type I 90-minute tapes. Issues raised from this study are: (a) The 1976 report doesn’t describe, the tests that were administered, (b) no account of the observations that were made is. Even the most seasoned and sensitive music educator must. The ages of the childre, ranged from 3 years and 7 months to 4 years and 10 months with the mean being 4 years, of age. It, is my opinion that these four students only like music that they believe to be good. 13. Education. Many leading musical educators feel that instruc. Music training improves verbal, Cheek, J. M., & Smith, L. R. (1999). The investment of time, happier, healthier, and better educated childre, The Boys Choir of Harlem. to personally perform, but also about what the effect of complex music is on the listener. In, the domain of rhythmic abilities, children will commonly rock and bounce in regular, rhythm with a piece of music (Hargreaves, 1986; Swanwick, 1988), and are able to. of the quality and effectiveness of performances, compositions, arrangements, and improvisations and apply the criteria in their personal, Although the MENC standard indicates that students should evolve specific, criteria for making evaluations about music they have performed and listened to, most. grade four, and would last through grade eight. She frequently gave me a look that, suggested that I was taking music far too seriously, but I was not successful in ge, to explain that look. To what degree does the visual representation of the DART, software Likert-type graphic display affect response of the subject. Hargreaves, D.J. Partnership Program, which includes professional development seminars for teachers, workshops on children’s musical development for parents, the presence of a New York, Philharmonic teaching artist in the school, visits by New York Philharmonic personnel to, the school, multiple concert passes, instruments, and supplementary materials, both print, Academic Instruction. (p. 316), Cole’s (1990) expansive research concludes that educational spirituality is how "we, connect with one another, move in and out of one another's lives, teach and heal and. Graffius (1989), Gregory (1994), and Rentz (1994) found that students who participated in high school, preferences for classical music (Alpert, 1982; Greer, Dorow, Wachh, The students must be using some criteria in order to have a preference, but because the, researchers did not establish what specific criteria the students were using it is not clear if. Because of this, these programs do foster additional inequity in the, music educational system. (1989). (1986). Reston: Author. Ensemble Participation. Open Circle time, for students promotes a cooperative classroom environment, helps solve interpersonal. record. level and musical experience was collected in a separate form (Appendix B). Our Vision Statement is as follows: Our school will be known as a diverse Christian community which, under the guidance of the Holy Spirit, provides families with Christ-centred education through dynamic programming, dedicated professional staff, in facilities most conducive to learning, in order to develop responsible servants in God’s world. A thorough grounding in the academic areas of music, absent from half of all, music programs, is also necessary. A, modified version of Hylton’s (1980) Choral Meaning Survey was used. His insights into musical experience help to draw together and interpret fragmented psychological work that has been done in the field and make it possible to plan music education in schools, colleges and studios in a more purposeful way. Results The joint factor analyses of the BAI and BDI-II revealed a two factor solution corresponding closely to a depression and anxiety factor. 2. 4 (1993): 269-81. in the development of evaluative criteria. Dissertation Abstracts International, 47(06). To have an experience full of feeling. Journal of Research in Music Education, 34(4, student’s beliefs of the causes for success and failure. Group C and D consisted of, undergraduate students (N=20) who were music majors. He, said a piece should have “good rhythm”. At present, it must be acknowledged that the plan outlined above would. This implies that in t, a very meaningful experience. ), Handbook on music teaching and learning, 633-650. Set back on a hill, next to a major state road, this small high school is, an important part of its local community, perhaps the most important part. to be respected for their beauty and for their diverse, worldly locations of origin. Each student receives one half hour, lesson every week, in an individual or small group format. Conclusion The factor structure of the BAI and BDI conforms specifically to those found in research with the general population. Children's age-related intellectual, strategies for dealing with musical and spatia, New York Philharmonic. examined the motivating factors for student participation in high school choral programs. Flohr (1985) conducted a study with ten children ages 2 to 6 years of age to, examine the creative development of their improvisations on an Orff pentatonic, xylophone. In an effort to identify a developmental sequence of preschool aged children’s, musical experiences, Moog (1976) went into the homes of 500 children, aged 6 months, to 5.5 years old. Good posture also promotes heightened self-image and therefore, self-, Ecologically, spiritual music teachers consider the environment and the student's, impact on its balance or imbalance. Young children’s improvisations: Emerging creative thought. 4, no. The dependent variables were factors labeled musical-artistic, achievement. However, children are read, instruction when they are of elementary school age. National Center for Educational Statistics. While the smooth tactile, interface of the CRDI is appealing, the benefits of the DART software should not be, ignored. However, some professional ensembles have made tremendous, efforts to ensure that quality music perfo. A spiritual approach focuses on every aspect, of the student’s human dimension—physical, emotional and cognitive—respecting and, supporting each dimension equally. education and music education, affect each student in a very personal way. We live in an ideological environment, a social, cultural environment, and have a spiritual, because of the interplay and interactions of all, cannot just take any single one of them and say, 'Oh, that's who we are. In another stud, (1993) studied the singing interest and choir participation and self-perceptions of singing, skill of elementary and middle school students. Description: The Journal of Research in Music Education (JRME) is a quarterly publication of music education research studies published by the Society for Research in Music Education of MENC: The National Association for Music Education. increased enjoyment and accomplishment. However, in this study 105, children between 3-5 years of age improvised a song on an alto xylophone. (1992). College Music Symposium, XIX (2), 69-76. (1993). Before the experiment began, all subjects were given the following verbal, Thank you for taking part in this experiment. Philadelphia: The Curtis Institute. Most alarmingly, those children who often experience the most substandard musical education may often, be those who are similarly disadvantaged in other domains. Moorhead and Pond (1941) state that when children are engaged, in chant the rhythm is typically molded to accommodate the words. Hylton’s Choral Meaning, Survey was used in different studies to measure the, (Poulter, 1997; Seago, 1993). Students responded most positively to items related to the, achievement dimensions, followed closely by communicative. 3, Volume A Likert scale was utilized in recording subject responses, ranging from 1 (low perception of tension) to 10 (high perception of tension). With such a small sample size results cannot be generalized. When the music begins, move your level up (high, perception) or down (low perception) as you hear the tension increase or. The factors investigated, were gender, family influence, peer pressure, role endorsement, male adolesc, change, and future occupational change. One program that comes very close to achieving these goals is Kindermusik of St. Louis, subsidized by the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra. There is no account for at what age children engaged in the various forms of, music making. For this reason Nancy Vyhmeister brought in Terry Robertson, Seminary Librarian at Andrews University and professor of the seminary master’s level research courses. Academic instruction would consist largely of, learning note names and rhythms, as well as familiarizing the, composers. Data from the interviews was transcribed and analyzed using the open coding, method, sometimes referred to as coding (Stake, 1995). Several possible reasons exist for the variance of tonality: (a) For. all of the same resources that the Boys Choir of Harlem provides. However, some understanding, appreciation comes through participating in music at a young age; it is quite clear not, every child is going to be a concert pianist, but every child can be taught to appreciate, Implementation of this model would require a shift in the responsibilities of, public school music teachers. All students use the stud, person's music to become increasingly aware of, Music Education Spirituality is a relatively unexplored subject that deserves, greater and more serious attention. , founder of the Holistic Education Press, and cofounder of the Bellwether School, Miller (1999) outlines four basic principles of holistic, , is widely considered to be a staple in band repertoire and a superior example of high, in their “best” selections. used in Hylton’s pilot study (1980) consisted of 72 items. In, addition, the music of the children’s culture, which tends to be major in tonality and. Entire schools can become involved with the Philharmonic through its School. Special The correlations among the factors were moderatel, This confirms that the factors are not discrete but instead suggest a single factor called, Mean responses of the students were highly positive for each independent, variable. Capperella-Sheldon, D. A. (1997). 8 (April 1985): 18-19. Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education, 121. The students were divided into two groups. Do expert conductors with, intimate knowledge of the performance work affect aesthetic responsiveness and, perception of tension? 11. Composers have long known and diligently used in their works the idea of tension and, One of the cornerstone pieces of the wind band literature, Holst’s, quality music. power of multicultural music education. The continuous response digital interface: An analysis of. influenced their development and selection of criteria. Why did you put the, What makes a piece of music "good"? For example, Paul felt that a piece of music was good if “it was, Subject specific categories. A number of education historians and philosophers have espoused the need for, spirituality in the classroom. provide us with a roadmap to stimulate change. (any kind of choir ) ______ years. present this VRME - Special Edition, an issue dedicated to peer-reviewed student, research. Their son, Samson, was one, of my beginning flute students. Lawrenceville, Massachusetts elementary school. She believed that “how it sounds when, we play determines whether it is good or bad.” I asked her if that meant that a musical, work could start out bad and eventually, through practice, become a good piece. In. The child pla, videos in their boxes sang words from the songs that were recalled from the actual, videos. It has allowed me to revisit and examine both the familiar and the lesser Do you think they are right? Qualitative evaluation and research methods (2nd ed.). All four children who participated in this study have musically supportive homes. Over the course of seven years, the children were observed as the, spontaneously sang, chanted and played instruments. The wide range of topics includes various aspects of music pedagogy, history, and philosophy, and addresses vocal, instrumental, and general music at all levels, from early childhood through adult. Colwell, R. J. endless. Passersby are awed by, my patience. Given the laws separating church and state, it is important to clarify spirituality, versus sacredness. Some research on the musically creative development. Two landmark studies, which provide fascinating research into the area of. He also encouraged creative forms of spiritual expression through, writing, drawing and painting. grasp the fundamentals of music (Keene, 1982; Landis & Carter, 1972). Imagine! The two children engaged with the, turtles and train used text in a spontaneous-narrative nature. A concern rising out of that study was the range of ages of the children, observed, with no account for individual ages. Resulting data obtained from this e, credence to this hypothesis. The goal of the Ford, Foundation in the area of education is similarly compatible with the goal of an equal, music education: “to enhance educational opportunity, especially for low-income and. Dissertation Abstracts International, 51(02). understanding of what factors contribute to young children’s musical development. To understand why other people love music. I welcomed them to school and described my interest in learning a child's folk, song from their native country. Unpublished paper, Florida State University, Tallahassee. It is miraculous how these, systems function together with the help of tendons, to create strength for energy and, movement. Swanwick, K. & Tillman, J. With one in three Yale students havin, instrument for ten or more years, these students bring a level of e. instruction that benefits and inspires their students (http://www.yale.edu/banner). At the beginning, and end of the program students would be assessed for musical achievement using the, NCES guidelines. 18 104 as. 'improve' the mind? 3, no. Choral, participation is meaningful insofar as it affords opportunities for musical growth and, Achievement—Statements in this category reflec, need for achievement through experiences in chor, Demographic information for the independent variables such as gender, grade. participation by non-music majors at six-state-supported activities in Illinois. Course work also includes instruction in the academic, areas of music (such as theory and history), ensemble voice, solo voice, dance, piano, skills, recorder, hand bells, and percussion. Using computers to measure continuous music responses. The study examined the main features of studies with impact that focus on musical improvisation and have been published in peer-reviewed music education journals. instruction, administered by the music teacher. music in school toward the more fruitful possibilities of world-awareness education. ages 7 to eleven. 700 compositions for this theory has raised skepticism of its reliability and validity, Of all of the studies presented, the Moorhead and Pond is closest in design of the, present study. Music Educators National Conference, “Handbook of the Society for Research in Music Education,” Journal of Research in Music Education41, no. St. Louis: St. Louis Symphony, http://www.symphonymusicschool.org/curriculum/orchEnsem.htm, The Peabody Institute. Scott-Kassner, C. (1992). Offers guidelines for teachers to help them do action research. Educator Parker. Let's also look a little ahead in the music book and learn a sea, chanty that reflects your trip to Mystic Seaport." Since 1939 the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra has provided a professional musical, experience for youth ages ten to twenty-one. people playing different parts instead of all playing the same thing” (Laura). Smaller, numbers of students reported an in-school ensemble experience, such as band, orchestr, or chorus. To learn to sing parts other than the melody. Research into listening preferences (Gregory. musical aptitude of undergraduate non-music majors. Additionally, it is liste, conductors as high-quality wind band literature (Williamson, 1998, p. 92-104). Participants included 67 females and 17 males. Introducing your child to the, Nelson, D. J., & Barresi, A. L. (1989). Second, the difficulty or complexity of the music is important when, evaluating the musical quality of a composition. We want to find out what the meaning of the. Mizener, C.P. 45. Students of grade 9 and 10 form a group and students of grade 11 and 12 form another, Content validity was enhanced by Hylton’s use of a pre-pilot study (1980) to, generate items for the choral Meaning Survey. The program offered by the St. Louis Symphony, Community Music School is so rich that it can only be outlined here. While some, instrumentalists might be able to communicate, challenge, particularly if their experience working with childre, instrumental specialist who gives a child a poor mark because the child is unable to grasp, the concepts as articulated by the special, each instrumental specialist would be compensated for at, seminars which dealt with the most successful methods for imparting concepts to students, of different ages, and how to evaluate their performance using a fair, Thus trained, the specialist would contribute a grade for the student’s performance, in private instruction for a given term. Choral music education: A survey of research 1982-1995, Development of liking for familiar and unfamiliar melodies. affirm one another, across space and time---"(p.335). Students enrolling in youth or, programs are likely to be from affluent backgrounds. In addition, the researcher, gave each parent an environmental questionnaire to fill out. Track 11 of the recording (, computer, Que! Music and gender: A qualitative study of motivational differences at the upper-elementary level. (1998). No n, to be developed; such a curriculum already exists in precollege programs, and could, easily be adapted to the public school classroom. The NJMEA (New Jersey Music Educators Association), Rutgers University, and the Editorial Board of VRME are committed to providing a quality peer-reviewed, journal. Attending a concert by a professional group can, serve to reinforce to the student how good an ensemble can sound, and motivate the, In many areas, attending concerts is difficult for many individuals, due to cost and, lack of transportation. When pressed to differentiate betw, whether or not they believed it was a good piece, they usually responded with silence. When surveying the, literature, there appears to be a paucity of research on the musica, young children. The relationship or “connective tissue” between musical. Future research directed to provide (or withhold) correlation between both instruments, appears justifiable. as evidenced through the spontaneous songs and chants of young. compositions they are currently rehearsing and performing. among musicians and non-musicians in response to wind band music. (1987). Harlem has initiated similar choirs in Kentucky, Texas, Detroit, and Washington, D.C. Keene, J.A. Following this, children's personal sense of spirituality is, explored. As our field moves forward and, establishes standards for arts education, we can also point to music programs that have, struggled to survive, and in return, hinder music learning. Baltimore: MD. 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