Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Music Assessment for Better Ensembles - Oxford Scholarship Online
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Music Assessment for Better Ensembles

Brian P. Shaw


Assessment is central to ensemble music. Yet, teachers do not always have the expertise to harness its potential to improve rehearsals and performances, and promote and document student learning. Written specifically for band, choir, and orchestra teachers at all levels, this book contains all of the information necessary to design and use assessment in a thriving music classroom. The first section addresses foundations such as learning targets, metacognition, and growth mindset. Assessment jargon such as formative assessment, summative assessment, Assessment for Learning, self and peer assess ... More

Keywords: Music assessment, music education, assessment, grades, grading, curriculum, feedback, band, choir, orchestra, student learning objectives

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780190603144
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190603144.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Brian P. Shaw, author
Lecturer in Music Education, The Ohio State University