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Children and Choice: Expanding music repertoire choices through consultation and participation beyond the school gates

West, Susan


The Music Education Program (Music Education Program) at the Australian National University has developed a new approach to music making focusing on the social benefits of shared musical engagement. The social, altruistic intent of the music making is based on aspects of the work of Dr. John Diamond (West, 2007) from outside the field of music education. Teachers and other adults are trained in the approach, which involves learning to make music in order to encourage music making in others. The...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Conference paper
Source: Music on the Edge


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