The Routledge New Directions in Music Education Series consists of concise monographs that attempt to bring more of the wide world of music, education, and society into the discourse in music education.
Eudaimonia Perspectives for Music Learning
By C. Victor Fung, Lisa J. Lehmberg
August 26, 2022
This book uncovers the multifaceted nature of music participation through a collection of studies in a wide variety of musical contexts across the United States. The contributors combine personal voices and vivid narratives with scholarship to present many potential meanings of music participation,...
By H. Christian Bernhard II
August 23, 2022
Flourishing in Music Education: Lessons from Positive Psychology presents research, theory, and best practices about potential pitfalls, as well as strategies for how successful music teachers can negotiate issues in the wake of the COVID-19 climate, both on a daily and long-term basis. Masked and...
By H. Christian Ii, Bernhard
May 06, 2022
Managing Stress in Music Education presents research, theory, possible pitfalls, and strategies for music teachers looking to navigate the challenging climate of potential stressors. Covering a wide range of topics such as sleep, physical movement, nutrition, happiness, gratitude, and mindfulness,...
By Gareth Dylan Smith, Marissa Silverman
December 13, 2021
Eudaimonia: Perspectives for Music Learning asserts the fertile applications of eudaimonia—an Aristotelian concept of human flourishing intended to explain the nature of a life well lived—for work in music learning and teaching in the 21st century. Drawing insights from within and beyond the field ...
By David A Williams
March 28, 2019
A Different Paradigm in Music Education is a "let’s consider some possibilities" book. Instead of a music methods book, it is a look at where the music education profession is and how music teachers might improve what it is we do. It is about change. It is about questioning the current music ...
By Radio Cremata, Joseph Pignato, Bryan Powell, Gareth Dylan Smith
November 22, 2017
The Music Learning Profiles Project: Let’s Take This Outside uses ethnographic techniques and modified case studies to profile musicians active in a wide range of musical contexts not typically found in traditional music education settings. The book illuminates diverse music learning practices in ...
By Daniel Shevock
July 20, 2017
Eco-Literate Music Pedagogy examines the capacity of musiciking to cultivate ecological literacy, approaching eco-literate music pedagogy through philosophical and autoethnographical lenses. Building on the principle that music contributes uniquely to human ecological thinking, this volume tracks ...