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Music Outside the Lines – Ideas for Composing in K-12 Music Classrooms - Oxford Scholarship Online
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Music Outside the Lines: Ideas for Composing in K-12 Music Classrooms

Maud Hickey


This book is an informative and practical resource for all who are invested in making music composition an integral part of curriculum. The book addresses the practical needs of music educators by offering both a well-grounded justification for teaching music composition and also a compendium of useful instructional ideas and classroom activities. The book begins with a rationale for teachers to begin composition activities in their own classrooms, with a thoughtful argument that demonstrates that all music teachers possess the skills and training needed to take children along the path toward ... More

Keywords: curriculum, music educators, classroom activities, music composition, music teacher, music assessment, music notation

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199826773
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199826773.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Maud Hickey, author
Assistant ProfessorMusic Education and Technology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA

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