Australian Journal of Music Education

Articles from No. 1, Annual

Are Resources Solely to Be Blamed? the Current Situation on Music Education Facilities, Computer and Music Technology Resources in Victoria
Introduction The National Review of School Music Education (NRSME) has clearly stated that: While there are examples of excellent music education in schools, many Australian students miss out on effective music education because of...
Arts/music Learning and the Development of Learners' Life-Long Creative Capacity
Introduction Changes within communities and workplaces are and will continue to be on going. Knowledge is becoming increasingly diverse and quickly changing. There will, for example, be new types of employment and technologies in the future that...
A Study on the Factors Influencing the Talent Development of a Musically Gifted Adolescent in Singapore Using Gagne's DMGT-Based Analysis
Introduction Talent development in music is a complex phenomenon. The literature documents a number of musical talent developmental studies, broadly divided into those examining the effects of the characteristics of the environment (Bloom, 1985;...
Making Space as White Music Educators for Indigenous Australian Holders of Song, Dance and Performance Knowledge: The Centrality of Relationship as Pedagogy
A narrative to begin We sat underneath the shade of a mango tree at the Sandridge, an outstation located on Yanyuwa traditional country approximately 30km west of the remote town of Borroloola in the south west Gulf country of the Northern Territory....
Musculoskeletal Injuries in Elite Pianists: Prevalence and Associated Risk Factors
Introduction In recent years, there has been growing recognition that playing a musical instrument is analogous to athletic performance due to the intense level of demand and practice, emphasis on speed and accuracy and stress of competition.(Quarrier,...
Music Education Research in Australia-2008
The two major conferences held during 2008 at which Australian music education researchers presented papers and/or contributed to symposia were the 28th World Conference of the International Society for Music Education and the 30th Annual Conference...
Performance Anxiety and the Inner Critic: A Case Study
Introduction Since the mid 1980s, research has demonstrated that musicians at all levels of training and expertise may suffer from physical, psychological and occupational stress problems (Lederman, 1989). Performance anxiety (PA) significantly...