Prelude to Music Education

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Joanne H. Erwin
Prentice Hall, 2003 - Music - 198 pages
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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 readers in looking at teaching through the teacher's eyes. The authors examine qualities of the effective music teacher, developing tools for teaching, general music in the elementary and secondary schools, band programs and performances, string education, choral music, multicultural music education and developing a philosophy of music education. For music educators and others interested in musical education.

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Contents

DEVELOPING TOOLS FOR TEACHING
7
EARLY CHILDHOOD MUSIC EDUCATION
23
GENERAL MUSIC LN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
39
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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.

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