Routledge Studies in Music Education

This series is our home for cutting-edge, upper-level scholarly studies and edited collections covering Music Education. Considering music performance, theory, and culture alongside topics such as special education, multicultural education, music therapy, policy, pedagogy, community, and technology, titles are characterized by dynamic interventions into established subjects and innovative studies on emerging topics.

  • Contemporary Research in Music Learning Across the Lifespan

    Human Development and Music Education

    Edited by Jennifer Bugos

    This book examines contemporary issues in music teaching and learning throughout the lifespan, illuminating an emerging nexus of trends shaping modern research in music education. In the past, most music learning opportunities and research were focused upon the pre-adult population. Yet, music…

    Hardback – 2016-06-01 
    Routledge Studies in Music Education

  • Improvisation and Music Education

    Beyond the Classroom

    Edited by Ajay Heble, Mark Laver

    This book offers compelling new perspectives on the revolutionary potential of improvisation pedagogy. Bringing together contributions from leading musicians, scholars, and teachers from around the world, the volume articulates how improvisation can breathe new life into old curricula; how it can…

    Hardback – 2016-03-16 
    Routledge Studies in Music Education

  • Giving Voice to Democracy in Music Education

    Diversity and Social Justice in the Classroom

    Edited by Lisa C. DeLorenzo

    This book examines how music education presents opportunities to shape democratic awareness through political, pedagogical, and humanistic perspectives. Focusing on democracy as a vital dimension in teaching music, the essays in this volume have particular relevance to teaching music as…

    Hardback – 2015-11-18
    Routledge Studies in Music Education

  • Music Education

    Navigating the Future

    Edited by Clint Randles

    Education involving music is a multifaceted and ever-altering challenge. As new media, technologies, and pedagogies are developed, academics and practitioners must make sure that they are aware of current trends and where they might lead. This book features studies on the future of music education…

    Hardback – 2014-10-10
    Routledge Studies in Music Education