“ The fact that comparatively few music teachers join purely educational organizations indicates a strong allegiance to their subject matter. Their musician identities out weighs their identity as an inspiring educator”
Do music teachers as a group have distinctive qualities that distinguish them from both, musician and teacher?
What are they?
Can this be dangerous or do we use it as a sort of shield?
Are music teachers who strongly identify with their musician identity able to function well within the interactive emotion work environment?
An interesting video related to identity/influence
Some articles addressing Musician/Teacher socilization:
Hellman, Daniel. “Impediments to the Development of the Music Teacher: Impact of the Social Context in the music School on the Emerging Identity of Future Music Educators.” N.d. Unknown . Web. 29 Oct. 2009.
Isbell, Daniel S. “Musicians and Teachers The Socialization and Occupational Identity of Preservice Music Teachers.” Journal of Research in Music Eduacation 56.2 (2008): 162-178. Print.
Pellegrino, Kristen. “Connections Between Performer and Teacher Identities in Music Teachers: For setting an Agenda for Research .” Journal of Music Teacher Education I.19 (2009): 55. Electronic. Sagepub .
Regeski, Thomas. “’Music Teacher’ - Meaning and Practice, Identity and Position.” Mayday . N.p., 20007. Web. 29 Oct. 2009. <http://act.maydaygroup.org//_2.pdf>.
An article advocating change in music education
Kratus, John. “Music Education at the Tipping Point .” Music Educators Journal (Nov. 2008): 42-48. Print.