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Electronic Music School: A Contemporary Approach to Teaching Musical Creativity

Will Kuhn and Ethan Hein


This book is a practical blueprint for teachers who want to begin teaching project-based music technology, production, and songwriting to secondary and college-age students. It aims to inspire teachers to expand beyond the usual ensemble offerings and to create a culture of unique creativity at their schools. The approach primarily draws upon the authors’ experiences developing and implementing the music technology program at Lebanon (Ohio) High School, one of the nation’s largest secondary-level programs, and courses at New York University and Montclair State University. While the lesson temp ... More

Keywords: music education, music technology, electronic music, pedagogy, Ableton Live, creativity, project-based learning, student-centered learning, music production, songwriting

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9780190076634
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2021 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190076634.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Will Kuhn, author
Music Teacher, Lebanon Public Schools

Ethan Hein, author
Adjunct Professor of Music, New York University