Articles about Research

Colloquy: Telling the Stories of Music Education Research
Contributions to Music Education (2017) Vol. 42, No. 1

The Colloquy column is an opportunity for the Editor of CME to address current issues affecting research in music education, along with an outline of articles for the present issue. In this segment, music education research is compared with stories, ...

Quantification of Porcine Vocal Fold Geometry
Journal of Voice (2016) Vol. 30, No. 4, pp. 416-426


Music Teacher Stress In the Era of Accountability
Arts Education Policy Review (2016) Vol. 117, No. 2, pp. 104-116

While there is an established body of literature on teacher stress and on the factors that may make music teaching uniquely stressful, there has been little or no research on how the recent era of accountability influences music teacher stress. ...

An Oral Pressure Conversion Ratio as a Predictor of Vocal Efficiency
Journal of Voice (2016) Vol. 30, No. 4, pp. 398-406

Voice production is an inefficient process in terms of energy expended versus acoustic energy produced. A traditional efficiency measure, glottal efficiency, relates acoustic power radiated from the mouth to aerodynamic power produced in the trachea. This efficiency ranges between 0.0001% ...

The Glorious World of Choir
Choral Journal (2016) Vol. 56, No. 7, pp. 79-83