Leadership and musician development in higher music education

Dawn Bennett (Editor), Jennifer Rowley (Editor), Patrick Schmidt (Editor)

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Abstract

Leadership and Musician Development in Higher Music Education informs, challenges and evaluates the central practices, policies and theories that underpin the preparation of future music leaders and the leadership of music in higher education. In higher education, it is often presumed that preparing for professional work is the responsibility of the individual rather than the institution. This anthology draws on the expertise of music practitioners to present the complexities surrounding this topic, exploring approaches to leadership development while addressing prevalent leadership issues from multiple standpoints.
Leadership is an inherent part of being a musician: from the creative act through to collaborative engagement, it is fundamental to creating and sustaining a career in music.
To expect musicians to develop these necessary skills “on the job”, however, is unreasonable and impractical. What support might be given to those looking to negotiate a career as a musician? In 14 essays, contributors from around the globe explore this question and more, questions such as:
• How might leadership be modelled for aspiring musicians?
• How might students learn to recognise, appraise and extend their leadership development?
• How might institutional leaders challenge curricular and pedagogical norms?
Effective leadership development for musicians is vital to the longevity of the profession
– Leadership and Musician Development in Higher Music Education is a likewise vital resource for students, educators and future music leaders alike.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherRoutledge
Number of pages234
ISBN (Electronic)9780429503924
ISBN (Print) 9781138587472
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 16 Jan 2019
Externally publishedYes

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  • How is leadership developed in higher music education?

    Rowley, J., Bennett, D. & Schmidt, P., 2019, Leadership and Musician Development in Higher Music Education. Bennett, D., Rowley, J. & Schmidt, P. (eds.). New York: Routledge, p. 6-13

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  • Institutional leadership and musician development in higher music education

    Bennett, D., Rowley, J. & Schmidt, P., 2019, Leadership and Musician Development in Higher Music Education. Bennett, D., Rowley, J. & Schmidt, P. (eds.). New York: Routledge, p. 190-201 12 p.

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  • Leadership as an Essential Graduate Attribute for Musicians

    Reid, A., Bennett, D. & Rowley, J., 2019, Leadership and Musician Development in Higher Music Education. Bennett, D., Rowley, J. & Schmidt, P. (eds.). New York: Routledge, p. 103-114 12 p.

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