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Music for Life: An interview with Roy Ernst

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This interview explores the thinking and work of US music educator and lifespan music advocate Roy Ernst. Ernst's pioneering work with the New Horizons Bands programme embodies his convictions that the window of opportunity for musical expression and learning extends far beyond childhood; people of all ages can be musical.

Keywords: Community music; New Horizons Bands; North American contexts; androgogy; lifelong learning

Document Type: Research Article


Affiliations: University of Western Ontario

Publication date: December 9, 2011

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  • 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.
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