Contributions to Music Education

Articles from Vol. 35, 2008

American History and Music Education: A Summary of the 2008 Ohio Music Education Association Research Forum Presented by Dr. Michael L. Mark
The Research Committee of the Ohio Music Education Association (OMEA) sponsored a lecture by Dr. Michael L. Mark during the 2008 OMEA Conference. Professor Mark presented an enlightening discussion of historical events and trends, and their relationship...
Colloquy
At its most recent meeting, the Contributions to Music Education Editorial Board discussed future directions for the journal, including ways in which it might best serve the profession. One initiative proposed was to solicit and regularly publish special...
Fifth-Grade Listeners' Music Style Preferences: A Ranking of Contemporary Popular Music Styles and Comparison to Leblanc, 1979
The purpose of this study was to examine participants' degree of preference for styles of popular, jazz, and classical music, comparing the results to Leblanc's (1979) findings. The participants, 156 fifth graders from a metropolitan area in the Midwest,...
Technology in Ohio's School Music Programs: An Exploratory Study of Teacher Use and Integration
The purpose of this study was to examine the status of technology use and integration in music programs throughout the state of Ohio. Factors under investigation were: (a) the types of technology used in music teaching and learning; (b) levels of teacher...
The Effect of Auditory, Visual or Kinesthetic Perceptual Strengths on Music Listening
The researcher examined whether perceptual strengths could be documented through performance of a musical listening task presented through three perceptual presentation modes: auditory musical stimuli only (A), auditory musical stimuli reinforced with...
The Stamps-Baxter GI School of Music: The Singing School Funded by the GI Bill
The Stamps-Baxter Music and Printing Company sponsored singing schools as early as 1926. When World War II veterans began to return home, the company created a two-year school of music in 1947, specifically created for the veterans. Curriculum included...