New Issue of ACT (June 30, 2021)

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A new issue of Action, Criticism, and Theory for Music Education, 20 (2), is now available online at http://act.maydaygroup.org/current-issue/. This issue offers an interesting and provocative range of perspectives related to concepts of democracy in music education. The articles, each in their own way, challenge commonplace notions about democratic education. Lauri Väkevä interrogates democracy within Finnish extra-curricular music […]

TOPICS (2016:04) available

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TOPICS 2016:04 is now available for downloading Music for Life: Praxis-based general music for lifelong learning, by Kent Knappenberger. http://topics.maydaygroup.org/articles/2016/Knappenberger2016.pdf This article gives an account of a praxis-based sequential and spiral curriculum as taught in the Westfield (NY) Academy and Central School. The author, based on the same evidence offered in this article (and the […]