Musician-Teacher collaborations in composing contemporary music in secondary schools

Kinsella, Victoria and Fautley, Martin and Evans, Nancy (2018) Musician-Teacher collaborations in composing contemporary music in secondary schools. In: Musician-Teacher Collaborations: Altering the Chord. Routledge, New York, pp. 180-192. ISBN 978-1138631601

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This chapter describes the Resolution composing project, a partnership between Birmingham Contemporary Music Group and the Rheumatology Research Group based at the Institute of Biomedical Research at the University of Birmingham, along with researchers from Birmingham City University. This composing project involved pupils aged 14 and 15 years old from three local secondary schools creating their own compositions from a specific set of stimuli. It was funded by The Wellcome Trust, involved biomedical scientists and composers working with classroom music teachers and young people to create new music around the theme of auto-immune disease. The title, ‘Resolution’, comes from a terminology connected with rheumatoid arthritis, and, of course, music.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: W300 Music
X300 Academic studies in Education
Divisions: Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences > Centre for Study of Practice and Culture in Education (C-SPACE) > Re-thinking Creativities
UoA Collections > REF2021 UoA23: Education
Depositing User: Martin Fautley
Date Deposited: 29 Jan 2018 08:48
Last Modified: 29 Jan 2018 08:48
URI: http://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/5591

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