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An Orientation to Musical Pedagogy: Becoming a Musician-Educator

Birch P. Browning


Novice music educators often experience conflict between their roles as teachers and their roles as musicians. The broad purpose of this text is to assist pre-service music teachers as they begin the transition from students to professional educators and musicians by challenging what they think they know about those two distinct yet complementary roles. Rather than perpetuating existing practice, these future educators are encouraged to build their own new vision for music curriculum and education by examining the "big concepts" of teaching and musicianship based on several research-based idea ... More

Keywords: music teachers, musicianship, pedagogical content knowledge deliberate practice, pedagogy, professionalism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780199928200
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2017 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199928200.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Birch P. Browning, author
Cleveland State University