NYU Steinhardt

Music Education in a Cultural Context

  • Course Number: MPAME-GE 2032
  • Hours: 30 + tba
  • Units: 3
  • Description: Music's socio-ideological nature with special attention to: (a) the ways in which culture influences music education, music preference, music cognition, & musical values; & (b) the ways in which musical practices influence culture & social relations. Topics include: music education as intercultural education; music & gender; music & power; music as commodity; the educational implications of musical-cultural relativity; music education as an agent of social reproduction & transformation; music education as socialization process; music education as "text".
  • Old Course Number: E85.2032