Skip to main content

Music Alive! In the Yakima Valley

Buy Article:

$18.00 plus tax (Refund Policy)


This is an account of an ongoing project embedded within a university programme in music teacher education, designed and developed in the spirit of community music's embrace of musical exchanges within and between communities. The project is aimed at providing musicians-becoming-teachers with first-hand interaction with children and youth of the Yakama Indian and Mexican-American cultural communities. Documentation is provided detailing the challenges and rewards of knowing diversity through musical engagements in communities far from the comforts of campus life.

Keywords: Yakama; community exchange; cultural diversity

Document Type: Research Article


Affiliations: University of Washington.

Publication date: July 1, 2010

More about this publication?
  • The International Journal of Community Music publishes research articles, practical discussions, timely reviews, readers' notes and special issues concerning all aspects of Community Music. The editorial board is composed of leading international scholars and practitioners spanning diverse disciplines that reflect the scope of Community Music practice and theory.
  • Editorial Board
  • Information for Authors
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • ingentaconnect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites

Access Key

Free Content
Free content
New Content
New content
Open Access Content
Open access content
Subscribed Content
Subscribed content
Free Trial Content
Free trial content
Cookie Policy
Cookie Policy
ingentaconnect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more