Articles about Trends

Five Years
Music Teacher (2016) Vol. 95, No. 2, pp. 18-20


Inclusive Music Education in Quebec: Shifting Paradigms
Canadian Music Educator (2016) Vol. 57, No. 2, pp. 29-32

In Quebec, music education is offered in a context of school integration the primary and secondary levels. This article paints a portrait of the situation by detailing the paradigm of inclusive education and modality of integration. The integration of students ...

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 ...

Exploring the Global Decline of Music Education
Arts Education Policy Review (2016) Vol. 117, No. 2, pp. 96-103

This article seeks to explain the disjuncture between the decline of music education in schools and the importance music has in popular youth culture and in creativity within the new knowledge economy. The data discussed in this article have been ...

Finding a Vortex: Have American Orchestras Squandered Their Supremacy On the American Cultural Scene?
Journal of Arts Management, Law, and Society (2016) Vol. 46, No. 2, pp. 63-72

In the past half-century, American symphony orchestras (SO) have experienced widely fluctuating fortunes. We examine this period to explain the external and internal issues that have created the fluctuations and the resultant financial difficulties formany SOs. In recent years, SO ...

We Will Rock You
Music Teacher (2016) Vol. 95, No. 3, pp. 45-46


Bringing the BMus
Music Teacher (2016) Vol. 95, No. 3, pp. 33, 35