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resources for faith-based education in the performing or fine art of music

  • Adventist Resource
    A comparative study of music education within the primary education courses, with specific reference to Newcastle CAE and Avondale College Tertiary
    The purpose of this project is to offer a comparative insight into the different approaches to music-education within the primary curricula of two colleges. The first of these is the Diploma of Teaching (Primary) offered by Avondale College, Cooranbong N.S.W.-...

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    A Reflective and Quantitative Investigation of Relationships Between Aural Dictation, Sight Singing, Performance and Composition Skills Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This study combined two independent investigations into the relationships between aural dictation, sight singing, performance and composition skills. The first investigation involved the composition of a suite of piano pieces as a means of reflecting...

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    Are Music Choices Really Important? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Call an airlines office. Enter a supermarket. Stop at a bank. Walk by a teenager's room. You can't escape it. From the soothing to the shattering, from the rock to the rap, from the classical to the popular, music is everywhere. It's almost omnipresent....

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    Between the Church and the Marketplace - How Professional Gospel Musicians Negotiate the Tension Between Sacred and Market Contexts, with Reference to the Case of No Limits, a Vocal Music Group from Soweto Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Using the adaptation of the Landry value chain model, this research highlights difficulties and successes that No Limits, a South African music group, has encountered in pursuing a professional career in sacred and marketplace contexts. In turn, this...

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    Building a Successful Choral Program Grade 5-Grade 12
    From a 2018 NAD convention breakout session, find "strategies to develop a strong and inspiring choral program that promotes musical growth, discipline, community engagement, and a strong value in the arts."

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    Differences in academic achievement of students involved in extracurricular activities in Seventh-day Adventist schools in the United States and Bermuda Grade 6-Grade 11
    This study examined differences in the academic performance of students in grades 6, 7, 8, 9, and 11 in Seventh-day Adventist schools in the United Sates and Bermuda based on their level of involvement in school music organizations-- band or choir -- and school...

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    Don't Burn Out! Ideas and Techniques for a Lasting Career in Music Education Kindergarten-Tertiary
    The handout from this 2018 NAD convention workshop includes "strategies to keep [you] fresh and effective in your teaching, including realigning your purpose, setting achievable goals, being physically ready, having a realistic schedule that includes...

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    Elementary Music - Skype and the Laundry Room Studio Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Christiana Rennard, the teacher in a one-room school in Mississippi, didn’t feel confident teaching music. Carol Swinyar, an experienced music educator, lived 239 miles away. Here are the handouts from their 2012 NAD presentation that emerged as a result...

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    Hymnals & Songbooks Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The Adventist Book Center sells hymnals and songbooks, including the following titles: Adventist Youth Sing; Adventist Hymnal; Companion to the Adventist Hymnal; He Is Our Song; In Tune With God; Jesus Loves Kids Songbook; Praise God in Song; Sing for Joy!;...

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    Introduction to Background Music Copyright Laws Grade 3-Grade 12
    Here is an introduction to background music copyright laws with added links to great articles. Today's technology makes it easy to add background music to projects such as slideshows and videos. However, you need to understand the copyright laws and legalities regarding the addition of background music in E-Clips or other projects you and/or your students create before adding this feature.

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    Jaime Jorge - Dialogue with a World-Renowned Adventist Violinist Grade 10-Lifelong
    Studying to be a doctor, Jaime Jorge felt God’s calling to a full-time music ministry. Jorge talks about his family’s influence and that of other artists. He also talks of his spirituality and what his life was like growing up as a Christian.

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    Music and Emotions Grade 5-Lifelong
    Dr. Howard Hanson, director of the University of Rochester School of Music, said that "music can be calm or vigorous, ennobling or vulgar, philosophical or orgy. It has power for evil as well as for good." How interesting to note that music can have...

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    Music and Its Effects Tertiary
    Throughout history, music has played a very important role in the development of humanity, it has been attributed powers, effect and influence on the human being. The diverse cultures have been dedicated to study the musical phenomenon from the psychological,...

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    Music in Seventh-day Adventist Higher Education - A Rationale Tertiary-Lifelong
    Stearman examines the rational for including music, especially as a field of major emphasis, in the curriculum of Seventh-day Adventist colleges and universities. "This paper is a call to ... reevaluate our position on this important curricular area in...

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    NAD K-8 Fine Arts Resources Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Classroom resources for the instruction of art and music in the Adventist elementary school.

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    praiseTime Guitar for Adventist Schools Grade 2-Grade 12
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation demonstrates how the praiseTime guitar program provides quality guitar instruction to students unable to afford private lessons and an avenue for music instruction for students who do not otherwise enroll in music...

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    PUC Multi-grade Workshop Resources and More Kindergarten-Grade 12
    From the Pacific Union Conference, these resources include pacing guides, MAP Growth test information, a Pathways multi-grade presentation, science inquiry, and music materials such as cycles and plans, hymns, playing the recorder resources, and printable...

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    Rock Music and the Christian Grade 10-Tertiary
    Having experienced firsthand the difficulties of reconciling traditional music with the new contemporary Christian music, and the visceral rejection that most of the latter produces in me and my closed refusal to continue participating in the 'concerts' of...

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    Using a Cross-Over Curriculum Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Teaching communication through art, music, and language arts. "When schools face lower enrollments and shrinking budgets, music and art classes are often eliminated, or included only when volunteer teachers are available as time and budget permits....Teachers...

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    Worship 101 - Music Education and Leadership Development Kindergarten-Grade 12
    According to the presenters of this 2018 NAD convention breakout session, "worship music is relevant and here to stay in our schools and churches. Our goal as music educators and church leaders is to equip our students to lead worship by teaching them...

  • Christian Resource Grade 7-Lifelong
    Visit this site for thought provoking articles, discussions, and great links to praise music and worship services.