Prelude to Music Education
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For Introduction to Music Education courses.Unique in its practical approach to music education, this introduction covers the broad scope of the profession integrating musicianship, scholarship and pedagogy. It includes practical approaches to different music class situations with lesson plans that include the national standards and features scenarios of school teaching to assist students in looking at teaching through the teacher's eyes.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 198 pages
  • 172.72 x 231.14 x 12.7mm | 340.19g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 013030414X
  • 9780130304148

About Joanne Erwin

Dr. Joanne Erwin is string pedagogy specialist at Oberlin Conservatory of Music and conductor of the Northern Ohio Youth Orchestra. She has been a presenter at state and national music education conferences and is published in the leading journals for string education and music education. Her performing instrument is cello and she has conducted youth and honor orchestras throughout the country. Her public school teaching experience was in grades 4-12, strings in Illinois and Texas. Dr. Kay Edwards is early childhood and elementary music specialist at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. She has served as a director of early childhood music education programs at Oberlin Conservatory and at UNC-Greensboro. She has presented at state, national, and international music education conferences on topics related to general music and multicultural music education. She has published articles and teaching materials in leading journals, basal series, and MENC texts. She is a guest teacher in local schools and a participant in ethnic music ensembles. Her public school teaching experience was in preK8th grades in Arizona. Dr. Jody Kerchner is choral and secondary general music specialist at Oberlin Conservatory of Music and conductor of the Oberlin Youth Chorale. She has presented at state, national, and international music education conferences and is published in the leading journals for music education. She has conducted honor choirs and performs as soprano soloist in community concerts. Her public school teaching was in K-8th grades in Pennsylvania and Illinois. Dr. John Knight is band pedagogy specialist at Oberlin Conservatory of Music and conductor of the College Community Winds. He also maintains an active schedule as adjudicator, clinician, lecturer, and guest conductor throughout the United States and Europe for orchestras and bands. His public school teaching experience was in grades 5-12, band in Missouri. He has published over 100 articles on conductors and conducting in professional journals.show more

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"Prelude to Music Education" offers students exploring the profession a glimpse into the different aspects of music teaching. Great emphasis is placed on practical approaches of teaching music classrooms and rehearsal settings, especially means for incorporating the National Music Content Standards. All major areas of music education are discussed in an introductory fashion. Each chapter opens with a scenario appropriate to the topic and ends with lesson plan examples and resource materials. Each chapter also includes questions for class discussion or individual student reflection. Suggested music teaching and observation assignments encourage students to take an active role in becoming familiar with the music education profession. This book was designed for introduction to music education courses, but it also could serve individual students who wish to explore the music education profession.show more

Table of contents

1. Becoming a Music Teacher. 2. Developing Tools for Teaching. 3. Early Childhood Music Education. 4. General Music in the Elementary School. 5. General Music in the Secondary School. 6. Band Programs and Performances. 7. String Education. 8. Choral Music Education. 9. Multicultural Music Education. 10. Including Diverse Learners. 11. Special Topics. 12. Developing a Philosophy of Music Education. Appendix. Index.show more

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