9780028645964

Teaching Music Managing the Successful Music Program

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    9780028645964

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    0028645960

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1997-12-24
  • Publisher: Schirmer

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Summary

This practical text offers a comprehensive program for organizing and managing the non-instructional functions of a successful music program.

Table of Contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS x(1)
PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION xi
PART ONE THE MUSIC EDUCATOR AS AN ADMINISTRATOR 3(32)
1 THE ROLE OF THE MUSIC EDUCATOR
3(22)
Introduction
3(2)
The Music Educator as an Administrator
5(1)
The Music Educator and Administrative Functions
6(17)
Suggested Activities
23(2)
2 THE MUSIC EDUCATOR AS A LEADER
25(10)
Introduction
25(1)
Leadership in the School and Community
25(1)
Personal Qualities of a Leader
26(1)
Styles of Leadership
27(2)
Proactivity and the Music Educator
29(1)
Leadership and Vision
30(1)
Suggested Activities
31(4)
PART TWO THE TEACHER AND THE STUDENT 35(38)
3 MOTIVATION AND DISCIPLINE
35(27)
Introduction
35(1)
Understanding the Terminology
36(1)
Motivation
37(3)
Discipline and Behavior Modification
40(1)
Three Common Approaches to Discipline
41(1)
Components of Good Discipline
42(1)
Primary Areas of Concern in Music Education Discipline
43(3)
Practical Suggestions for Discipline in the Music Education Classroom
46(7)
Conflict Resolution
53(1)
Out-of-Control Classrooms
54(1)
Rehearsal Discipline
55(2)
Serious Discipline Problems
57(2)
Dressing to Learn
59(1)
Ten Discipline Principles
59(1)
Suggested Activities
60(2)
4 SO YOU GOT THE JOB! NOW WHAT?
62(11)
Introduction
62(1)
Positive Steps for First-Year Music Educators
63(3)
Actions and Comments to Avoid
66(3)
Proactivity to the Rescue
69(1)
Suggested Activities
70(3)
PART THREE WITHIN THE SCHOOL ENVIRONMENT 73(144)
5 EFFECTIVE MUSIC BUDGET PROCEDURES
73(36)
Introduction
73(1)
Revenue Sources
74(4)
The Budget Process
78(1)
Types of Music Budgets
79(2)
Multi-Unit School District Budget Procedures
81(1)
Small School District Budget Procedures
82(1)
Establishing a Budget Plan
82(1)
Deciding on a Budget Approach
83(1)
Organizing the Budget Request
84(1)
Budget Description by Line Item
85(5)
Support Information
90(3)
Preparation and Presentation of the Budget Proposal
93(1)
Administration of the Budget
93(2)
The Role of Booster Clubs
95(1)
Sample Budget Request
95(13)
Suggested Activities
108(1)
6 HOUSING AND EQUIPMENT
109(20)
Introduction
109(1)
Getting Started
110(2)
Space and Floor Design Requirements
112(4)
Planning a Music Department
116(5)
Space Considerations
121(2)
Other Construction Considerations
123(1)
General Music Considerations
124(1)
Model Music Facilities
125(1)
Suggested Activities
125(4)
7 SCHEDULING
129(25)
Introduction
129(1)
Schedule Influences
130(1)
Understanding the Terminology
131(2)
Conventional Scheduling
133(1)
Rotating-Period Schedule
134(1)
Conventional Modular Schedule
134(3)
Flexible Scheduling
137(3)
Block Scheduling
140(3)
Extending the School Day
143(1)
The Controversy Surrounding Block Scheduling
143(6)
Rotating-Lesson Schedule
149(2)
Other Schedule Considerations
151(1)
Suggested Activities
152(2)
8 THE MUSIC LIBRARY
154(24)
Introduction
154(1)
Copyright and the Music Educator
154(1)
The Copyright Law
155(2)
The Need for a Music Library
157(1)
Two Music Library Concepts
158(1)
Organizing the Music Library
159(9)
Music Library Equipment
168(3)
Managing the Music Library
171(7)
9 ASSESSING AND GRADING MUSIC PERFORMANCE
178(39)
Introduction
178(1)
The Need for Assessment
179(1)
Understanding the Terminology
180(3)
Establishing Objectives
183(1)
Types of Assessment
184(2)
Grading and Music Performance
186(2)
Comprehensive Grading Systems for Music Performance
188(16)
Student Evaluation of Instruction
204(2)
Aptitude Tests in Music Education
206(7)
Industry Promotional Tests
213(1)
Suggested Activities
214(3)
PART FOUR OUTSIDE THE SCHOOL ENVIRONMENT 217(62)
10 CONTESTS AND FESTIVALS: FRIEND OR FOE?
217(22)
Introduction
217(1)
Understanding the Terminology
218(1)
The Controversy
219(1)
Music Contest Abuse
220(2)
Program Balance
222(1)
Advantages and Disadvantages of Music Contest Participation
223(2)
Objectives of Music Contest Participation
225(1)
Contest Rating Systems
225(2)
Aiding the Adjudication Process
227(1)
Music Festivals
228(6)
Commercial Music Festivals
234(3)
Suggested Activites
237(2)
11 PUBLIC RELATIONS
239(16)
Introduction
239(1)
Communication and Public Relations
240(3)
Goal-Setting in Public Relations
243(1)
Public Relations through Programming
244(2)
Concert Promotion
246(6)
Community Involvement
252(1)
Music in Our Schools Month
253(1)
Suggested Activities
254(1)
12 PARENTS' ORGANIZATIONS AND FUND-RAISING
255(24)
Introduction
255(1)
The Need as It Exists
256(1)
Parents' Organizations
257(2)
Organizing a Parents' Booster Club
259(6)
Fund-Raising
265(5)
Fund-Raising Ideas
270(4)
The Role of the Music Educator in Fund-Raising
274(1)
Suggested Activities
274(5)
PART FIVE TOWARD BROADER HORIZONS 279(41)
13 HISTORICAL INFLUENCES ON MUSIC EDUCATION
279(25)
Introduction
279(1)
Early Foundations of Music Education
280(3)
Conference/Convention Movement
283(1)
The Publishing Industry
284(2)
Contests and Festivals
286(2)
Early Leaders and Educators
288(5)
Contemporary Music Education
293(1)
Young Composers Project
294(1)
Contemporary Music Project
294(2)
The Yale Seminar
296(1)
The Manhattanville Project
297(1)
The Tanglewood Symposium
298(2)
At the Close of the Millennium
300(2)
The Challenge
302(1)
Suggested Activities
302(2)
14 TOWARD A PHILOSOPHY OF MUSIC EDUCATION
304(16)
Introduction
304(1)
Developing a Philosophy
305(1)
The Need for a Philosophy of Music Education
306(1)
Schools of Philosophy
307(6)
Aesthetics and Music Education
313(2)
Building a Philosophy of Music Education
315(1)
Music in the School Curriculum
316(3)
Suggested Activities
319(1)
APPENDIXES 320(8)
BIBLIOGRAPHY 328(5)
INDEX 333

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