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Dynamic Changes to the Core Curriculum: A Syllabus for an Innovative Music Performance Course

Abstract According to the United States Department of Labor, the predicted percentage growth of jobs in music performance for 2012-22 is less than half the predicted percentage growth in overall national employment for the same period. While university music performance core curricula prepares students to attain their goals, which can include positions in orchestral, chamber, or solo settings, only a small number of such positions are predicted in the future job market. One possible solution to help students succeed as modern-day musicians is the implementation of curricula that emphasizes innovation and entrepreneurship in music performance. This paper comprises three parts: (1) a study intended to identify core curricula requirements for the Docto... (more)
Created Date 2017
Contributor Strahm, Kathleen Ariel (Author) / Swartz, Jonathan (Advisor) / Creviston, Christopher (Committee member) / Humphreys, Jere T (Committee member) / Norton, Kay (Committee member) / Swoboda, Deanna (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music / core / curriculum / degree / education / entrepreneurship / performance
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 62 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Music 2017
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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