Composition/Improvisation – 2012 Research Abstracts

Beitler, Nancy S. The Pennsylvania State University. “The Effects of Collaborative Reflection on Improvisation Achievement.”

Bernhard, H. Christian. SUNY–Fredonia. “Music Education Majors’ Confidence in Teaching Improvisation.”

Hart, Leslie. Castilleja School. “Improvisation in the Collegiate Horn Studio.”

Menard, Elizabeth. Bowling Green State University. “ Investigating Creative Potential in High School Musicians through Music Composition.”

Palmer, C. Michael. University of Michigan. “Learning Music Theory through Improvisation.”

Wang, Jui-Ching. Northern Illinois University. “I Feel So Guilty that I Can’t Play Every Note.”

Ward-Steinman, Patrice Madura. Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. “Effects of an Improvisation Workshop on Preservice Confidence and Achievement.”

Whitcomb, Rachel. Duquesne University. Gruenhagen, Lisa M. Bowling Green State University. “An Investigation of Improvisation in Elementary General Music Classrooms.”

Woody, Robert H. University of Nebraska–Lincoln. “Music Students’ Cognitive Strategies When Playing By Ear.”