Austin, Valarie A.

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A Research-Based Survey of Pre-Service Preparation in Percussion Pedagogy for Secondary Music Education 2012 5 Undergraduate students seeking degrees in music education are required to take a series of methods courses that include woodwind instruments, string instruments and percussion instruments. University percussion instructors question how well the curri...
An Elementary Vocal Music Teaching Module Focusing on Prevention of Performance Anxiety 2008 10 At the time of a performance, the performer may feel anxiety due to the unknown reactions of the audience or performance outcomes. As a performer, one needs to determine the cause of his/her individual trigger of performance anxiety. "The central dif...
Secondary Choral Directors' Literature Selection Practices for Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced Ensembles 2014 3 The purpose of this study is to determine what criteria are most important to high school choral directors when selecting and programming choral literature for ensembles of all-ability levels. This study also seeks to determine the whether or not dir...
Effective Instructional Strategies for Middle School Choral Teachers: Teaching Middle School Boys to Sing During Vocal Transition 2014 8 Teaching vocal skills to male students whose voices are transitioning is an undertaking that many middle school choral teachers find challenging. Research suggests that one reason why challenges exist is because of teachers' limited knowledge about t...
A Comparative Study of Perceptions of Vocal Health in Singing the Gospel Style 2014 5 The contemporary gospel style is defined as mixture of various styles which include blue, jazz, rhythm and blues, rap, hip hop, soul, rock, contemporary jazz, contemporary jazz and blues, spoken word, and urban gospel styles. The first purpose of thi...
Recruitment Strategies and Factors Influencing Participation in Beginning Band Programs in North Carolina 2011 2 The purpose of this study is to investigate strategies effective in recruiting new beginning band students to band programs within North Carolina. The research will examine factors including geographical area, director satisfaction, and social econom...
The Success of Learning Music Vocabulary Using SMARTBoard Technology 2014 4 The thesis examines the utilization of SMARTBoard Technology in the vocal music classroom for student acquisition of music vocabulary terms and the level of success associated with the use of the technology tool. Teachers typically introduce informat...