Articles about Music Curriculum

A Comparison of Nationally Ranked High Schools and Their Music Curricula
Update (2015) Vol. 34, No. 1, pp. 50-59

This study compared selected musical, educational, and social characteristics of high schools ranked highest in Newsweek and U.S. News & World Report. Questions addressed were (a) How are the top-ranked schools similar or different in educational, musical, and social characteristics? ...

Algorithms and the Future of Music Education: A Response to Shuler
Arts Education Policy Review (2014) Vol. 115, No. 1, pp. 19-25

This article is a response to Shuler's 2001 article predicting the future of music education. The respondent assesses Shuler's predictions, finding that many have come true but critiquing Shuler's overall positive assessment. The respondent then goes on to make one ...

What we Have Works ... or Does It? Cultural Diversity in Canadian Music Curricula and Resistance to Change
Canadian Music Educator (2014) Vol. 56, No. 2, pp. 9-12

During a series of curriculum prototype sessions in Calgary, AB, between May and September of 2014, music teachers K-12 were given virtually carte blanche and encouraged to visualize a new curriculum with no boundaries. Two outcomes of the initial music ...