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The Importance of Ensemble in Instrumental Music Teaching

Yaowan Wu

Abstract


This proposal focuses on research the importance of ensemble in instrumental music learning with the aim of using
the results to stimulate more teachers and students to pay attention to the ensemble approach as a means of study. This paper will
investigate the subject through interviews and reviews. In total, eight instrument teachers will be interviewed, four of whom teach
instrumental music on a one-to-one basis, and four arrange instrument teaching through ensemble lessons. Initially, all teachers
will be asked to complete a questionnaire. Then, they will be interviewed after they have delivered their lessons, which will be
recorded on video. This approach is intended to analyze and evaluate the different teaching methods, discovering which teaching
method allows the increased efficiency of instrumental music teaching by encouraging student creativity. This paper aims to add
value to instrument education and better encourage students to learn about instrumental music.

Keywords


Creativity; Instrument; Educational methods; Ensemble

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18686/ahe.v6i15.5207

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