Academic journal article Contributions to Music Education

Colloquy

Academic journal article Contributions to Music Education

Colloquy

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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 focus issues on important topics in music education. We believe that there currently aren't sufficient forums available for the scholarly, in-depth exploration of topics crucial to the profession. The board agreed to pursue this initiative, and we presently have our first special focus issue scheduled to appear in 2009.

A model we have in mind for these special focus issues is The Quarterly Journal of Music Teaching and Learning, which unfortunately is no longer published. Many issues of The Quarterly were built around a common theme. The articles, while grounded in research and exhibiting excellent scholarship, were not always reports of discrete empirical research studies. We envision a similar approach to special focus issues of CME. If you are interested in proposing a special focus issue, please see details in the Information for Contributors section of this copy of the journal and/or on our web site.

As always, we feature an array of interesting and informative articles in this edition of CME. John F. Ginocchio describes his investigation of the preferences of 156 fifth graders toward popular, jazz, and classical music styles, comparing the results to a seminal study by Leblanc. …

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