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Perceptions of tertiary music students on the benefits of ensemble activities

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Monkhouse, H and Forbes, AM, Perceptions of tertiary music students on the benefits of ensemble activities, Ireland International Conference on Education (IICE-2017), 24-27 April 2017, Dublin, Ireland, pp. 80. ISBN 978-1-908320-84-1 (2017) [Conference Extract]


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Abstract

Group music-making is a prominent part of the curriculum for tertiary music students centered on the development of professional performance skills and behaviours. This research investigated student perceptions of the benefits of ensemble activities for musical skill development, as well as perceived benefits in the areas of social engagement and personal well-being. While the results of this study confirm earlier findings [1 ], [2 ], that tertiary students value their participation in music making and perceive a variety of musical and social benefits, the data gathered provided farther insights into student perceptions on the contribution of ensemble activities to a sense of wellness and belonging and mood enhancement.

Item Details

Item Type:Conference Extract
Keywords:ensemble, benefits, wellbeing, students
Research Division:Studies in Creative Arts and Writing
Research Group:Performing Arts and Creative Writing
Research Field:Musicology and Ethnomusicology
Objective Division:Cultural Understanding
Objective Group:Arts and Leisure
Objective Field:The Performing Arts (incl. Theatre and Dance)
UTAS Author:Monkhouse, H (Associate Professor Heather Monkhouse)
UTAS Author:Forbes, AM (Associate Professor Anne-Marie Forbes)
ID Code:125187
Year Published:2017
Deposited By:Office of the School of Creative Arts and Media
Deposited On:2018-04-05
Last Modified:2018-04-16
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