Rural Music Education Bibliography

For anyone interested in rural music education research here’s a brief bibliography that could serve as a starting point for background readings.

Cappaert, seek Thomas (2004). Member 2 Member: Outreach—Introducing Strings to a Rural Town in Latin America. American String Teacher 54:2, 53-54.

Cooper, Shelly (2005). Marguerite V. Hood and Music Education Radio Broadcasts in Rural Montana (1937-39). Journal of Research in Music Education 53:4, 295-307.

Dunbar, Julie (1995). The Impact of Federal Education Policy on Rural Music Programs: Evidence from Wisconsin Farm Communities, Dialogue in Instrumental Music Education 19:2, 46-59.

Hunt, Catherine (2009). Perspectives on Rural and Urban Music Teaching: Developing Contextual Awareness in Music Education. Journal of Music Teacher Education 18:2, 34-47.

Isbell, Daniel (2005). Music Education in Rural Areas: A Few Keys to Success.Music Educators Journal 92:2, 30-34.

Lee, William R. (1997). Music Education and Rural Reform, 1900-1925.Journal of Research in Music Education 45:2, 306-26.

Mountz, S. W. (1901). Music in Rural Districts and Small Towns. Music 20:1, 201.

Rottsolk, Rebecca (2002). Repertoire & Standards Committee Reports: Children’s Choirs—Reaching Out to Your Community: Taking the Chorus to the Child; Choral Music Classroom: Singing in Rural Settings—A Partnership Model. Choral Journal 42:10, 49-50.

Shand, Patricia. Teaching Canadian Music in a Rural Setting. The Canadian Music Educator 48:3, 19-20.

Wilcox, Ella (2005). It All Depends on You: A Music Educator Who Won’t Quit. Teaching Music 12:4, 26-31.

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