Lifelong learners in music; research into musicians' biographical learning
Abstract:This article considers four learning biographies from professional musicians. Each musician holds a different portfolio career and is from a different age category. The key questions I ask are: How does one learn as a musician?, What knowledge, attitudes, values and artistic skills are necessary to function effectively and creatively as a contemporary musician?, and What is the necessary framework of lifelong learning in music education? My findings are analysed in the light of lifelong learning for musicians with a focus toward teaching and learning.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: Prince Claus Conservatoire, Groningen and the Royal Conservatoire, The Hague.
Publication date: May 1, 2008
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