The MayDay Group is an international community of scholars and practitioners with a two-fold purpose:
[a] to apply critical theory and critical thinking to the purposes and practices of music education, and
[b] to affirm the central importance of musical participation in human life and, thus, the value of music in the general education of all people.
Our eColumns and resources sections provide much useful information, theoretical thinking, bibliographies, and links for music education researchers and for 'critical' music educators in general who are interested in change.
ACT is the MayDay Group's scholarly eJournal. ACT publishes refereed and invited critical, analytical, theoretical, and policy development articles of international interest that illuminate, extend or challenge the Action Ideals of the MayDay Group.
Membership in the MayDay Group is open to anyone interested in contributing to discourse that challenges unexamined assumptions about music and music-making, and who wishes as well to help address the MayDay Group's guiding ideals for music education practice.
Mayday XXIII Colloquium 2011
For general comments, or questions, please contact Tom Regelski.
For membership inquiries, or to update member information, please contact Terry Gates.
For inquires relating to the ACT eJournal, please contact David Elliott.
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