Journal of Historical Research in Music Education

Articles from Vol. 31, No. 1, October

British and American Theories of the Changing Male Voice: An Historical Overview
One of the most challenging aspects of directing adolescent choirs involves the voice change. While the female voice change offers some difficulties, the male voice mutation can prove especially demanding. Knowing how to train the male voice during...
Early Twentieth Century Orchestra Education Outreach in Minneapolis: Young People's Symphony Concert Association and the Repertoire Programmed and Conducted by Emil Oberhoffer 1911-1922
Young people's concerts in America began in the second half of the nineteenth century. (1) The Germania Society Orchestra of Boston held an afternoon concert for children in April 1849. (2) Theodore Thomas and Walter Damrosch both produced concerts...
Editorial
Over the past decade a large number of academic journals have gone digital. That is, they have moved from print media in the form of published journals to electronic media, with access exclusively through the Internet. Some more recent journals have...
High School Credit Awarded for outside Applied Music Study: A Review of Early Twentieth-Century Practices in the United States
This paper focuses on the phenomenon of high school graduation credit being offered for applied music study completed under outside private music teachers. (1) Specifically, this narrative chronicles how it was conceived, introduced, spread, and declined...
Internet Resources for Historical Research in Music Education
The amount of primary source material available on the Internet has increased a great deal in the past few years. While the need to roll up our sleeves and dig through dusty files and boxes will (hopefully) never disappear, the World Wide Web can be...
The Seeking Attitude: Ideas That Influenced Satis N. Coleman
Satis N. Coleman (1878-1961) expounded and embodied the "seeking attitude" she recommended for students throughout her long and influential career in music education. She founded her practices on contemporary and widely accepted theories of history,...