Articles about Mentors

An Exploration of Interactions Between Virtual Mentors and Preservice Teachers
Contributions to Music Education (2017) Vol. 42, No. 1

This study describes interactions between preservice music teachers and experienced teachers during virtual mentoring sessions embedded in field experiences for an elementary general music methods course. Participants were preservice music teachers (mentees) and experienced teachers (mentors). Videos of six mentoring ...

Osip Petrov, Anna Petrova-Vorobyova and the Development of Low-Voiced Character Types in Nineteenth-Century Russian Opera
Cambridge Opera Journal (2016) Vol. 28, No. 1, pp. 37-77

This article delves into the lives and careers of two significant Russian singers: the bass Osip Petrov and his wife, the mezzo-soprano Anna Vorobyova, who created or inspired leading roles in operas by Glinka, Dargomïzhsky and Musorgsky. Over the course ...

Peer Mentoring in a University Jazz Ensemble

Through an exploration of peer mentoring in a university level jazz ensemble, I examined how three graduate students learned to perform and learned to teach based in a specific cultural music context-jazz. Framed within the universal-pluralistic debate, three students pursuing ...

Musical Support
Music Teacher (2016) Vol. 95, No. 4, pp. 35-36


Preservice Music Teacher Perceptions of Mentoring Young Composers: An Exploratory Case Study
Journal of Music Teacher Education (Online) (2016) Vol. 25, No. 2, pp. 68-80

Case study techniques were used to investigate perceptions of undergraduate music majors participating as teacher/mentors for elementary students in a university sponsored music composition program. Data included teacher interviews and observation of teacher training and composition mentoring sessions. Teacher perceptions ...