Articles about Musical Performance

Undergraduate Double Majors' Perceptions of Performer and Teacher Identity Development
Journal of Music Teacher Education (Online) (2016) Vol. 25, No. 2, pp. 81-94

The purpose of this research was to investigate music performer/music teacher identity by examining double majors in various stages of their programs of study aspiring to become a performer and music educator. Unlike their single-major peers, double majors cope with ...

Reclaiming Group Vocal Instruction
Canadian Music Educator (2016) Vol. 57, No. 2, pp. 42-47

General music education began as a singing-based endeavor intended to improve singing in society. It later shifted toward an enterprise predicated on choral performance, particularly at secondary levels. The emphasis on choral performance in schools is problematic because it has ...

Vocal Assessment Before, After, and the Day After Opera Performance
Journal of Voice (2016) Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 186-191

Objective: To explore aerodynamic, acoustic, and laryngeal changes surrounding opera performance. Study Design: Prospective preperformance, postperformance, and day after performance. The laryngeal and vocal function of five male and five female classically trained singers was assessed immediately before, immediately after, ...

How Can Music Be Torturous?: Music in Nazi Concentration and Extermination Camps
Music and Politics (2016) Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. np

Singing on command, playing instruments in prisoners' orchestras and having to listen to this music was part of daily life in German Nazi Camps. SS-guards in many concentration and extermination camps purposefully used music to attack prisoners' identities, certainties and ...