Bookcover of Australian Youth Orchestras'' Role in Development of Young Musicians
Booktitle:

Australian Youth Orchestras'' Role in Development of Young Musicians

A Case Study of the Queensland Youth Orchestra

LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing (2010-01-23 )

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ISBN-13:

978-3-8383-4067-8

ISBN-10:
3838340671
EAN:
9783838340678
Book language:
English
Blurb/Shorttext:
Anecdotal evidence has suggested substantial benefits for youth orchestra participants. While literature exists to support these claims in the USA context, this research was completed to ascertain whether similar advantages exist for youth orchestra members in Australia, aiming to identify these and investigate ways in which they aid the development of young musicians. Not only does the work of the Australian youth orchestra sector provide orchestral and ensemble training, which is vital to the future of Australia''s music scene, but personal attributes and skills are nurtured and developed. With such a small percentage of music students gaining employment as professional performing musicians, it was important to establish non-musical rewards associated with youth musical ensembles participation as well. This study is comprised of three sections; a description of the current Australian music situation and outline of methodologies, literature survey and examination of youth orchestras in an Australian context, closing with a case study of the Queensland Youth Orchestra incorporating perspectives of performing members, alumni, conductors and administration.
Publishing house:
LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Website:
https://www.lap-publishing.com/
By (author) :
Morwenna Collett
Number of pages:
424
Published on:
2010-01-23
Stock:
Available
Category:
Music
Price:
79.00 €
Keywords:
Youth Orchestras, John Curro, Queensland Youth Orchestra, Australian Youth Orchestra, Youth Music, Music education, Queensland Conservatorium, Queensland Music, Queensland Youth Symphony

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