Philosophy of music

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  • Music Education Philosophy

    Philosophy of High School Music Education: Kalli Spaugh As an educator, I strive to inspire and encourage my students. My ultimate goal is to positively affect lives by giving my students tools to live life as a successful citizen and cultivating a lifelong passion for music. A collaborative classroom that incorporates the methods of Carol Krueger, a vocally healthy and sequenced rehearsal process and a culture of mutual respect and understanding creates the perfect environment to achieve these goals. The methods of Carol Krueger are being used across the nation to help students easily comprehend complex rhythms and difficult tonal patterns. One way that this can be applied in the choral classroom is when learning a new piece of music. To…

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  • Philosophy Of Blues Music

    but only they could understand. Then they added instruments and they used anything they could find or use. They had fun and the music was marvelous. By the 1920s jazz and blues were exploited. Everyone wanted to hear it even the white people. Whites wanted to hear them sing…

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  • Personal Philosophy Of Music Education

    Music education is a profession that is often overlooked—there are no Common Core standards, many programs are being cut all over the nation, and many see it as an exclusive field, solely for the “exceptionally artistic”. However, the philosophy behind music education only goes to further prove the importance of the subject matter, and why everyone should be involved in some way, shape or form. Many people—from students, to teachers, to scholars have defined the philosophy of music education,…

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  • Progressivism: The Philosophy Of Education In The Music Classroom

    The philosophy that I have chosen is the progressivism philosophy. This my emerging philosophy of teaching because progressivism is what I can use to teach my music students in the best way possible. Progressivism coincides with how a music teacher’s thinking should be and how it effectively teaches music to students. Progressivism will be the best philosophy to use in the music classroom and focuses on the skills that students need to learn when learning music. With the progressivism…

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  • A Career As A Music Educator

    calling, to know with your entire being that you were put on this Earth to do one thing. To me, I didn’t chose to be a music educator- it was the only profession I could do. Not because I am devoid of any other traits necessary for other professions, or that I believe I am a musical prodigy. I could have been a baker, or a florist, or a police officer, but the only thing that I wanted to do was teach music. John Neal, a wonderful mentor and an extraordinary person whom I greatly respect, often…

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  • Valerie And Her Week Of Wonders: Music Analysis

    Music: a cinematic aspect of illustrative themes. Media production has largely been affected by various pieces of the film such as characters, focus, camera, lighting, symbols, speial effects and music among others both positively and negatively. There is overwhelming evidence that music affects media production and audience through presenting the ideas and inspiration, evoking human emotions. The music of the film Valerie and her week of wonders (1970) creatively intertwines with other aspects…

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  • Personal Experience: My Personal Philosophy Of Music Education

    “Music is a more pontet instrument than any other for education, because rhythm and harmony find their way into the inward places of the soul.”-Plato. As a student who started music at just the age of 4, I followed the aesthetic thought to music. My love for music began with the magnificence and gratitude I had for music. My philosophy of teaching evolved after taking this course. It is defined by an importance, freedom, and respect for children 's mental nature and creativity. My…

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  • Becoming A Band Director Essay

    high school and pursue my goal of becoming a band director, I realize that I have at least six years of academics left to achieve my goal. During the next six years, I intend to obtain not only a bachelor’s degree in Music Education but a master's degree as well. I initially plan to attend the University of Arkansas at Monticello. After obtaining my masters, I shall pursue my doctorate from the University of Texas. I am applying for this scholarship to help defray the cost of my continuing…

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  • John Cage: Inner Listening

    Music is nothing more than sound, with or without meaning, that the brain attempts to make sense of in a way that is comfortable. Over the years, there have been countless composers that have succeeded in not breaking tradition, per say, but rather adding to it. These influences are seen everywhere in today’s music from new age contemporary to country to hip- hop genres. John Cage, the composer that wrote 4’33”, believed that all sound is music which does not necessarily have to have meaning,…

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  • Gandhi 210 Final Paper

    1. Before Humanities 210, how would you have described the philosophies/religions that influenced your processes for decision making, thinking, and developing preferences? How would you describe your level of conscious choice of and commitment to these philosophies/religions? What helped form or develop the belief in that philosophy/religion? Answer: Growing up, I always went to a Christian church and my parents raised me with Christian values. This has had an incredible impact on my…

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