El Sistema in the United States: Achieving Social Change Through Music

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Title:
El Sistema in the United States: Achieving Social Change Through Music
Author:
Rincón, Gabriela
Issue Date:
2015
Publisher:
The University of Arizona.
Rights:
Copyright © is held by the author. Digital access to this material is made possible by the University Libraries, University of Arizona. Further transmission, reproduction or presentation (such as public display or performance) of protected items is prohibited except with permission of the author.
Abstract:
The purpose of this research was to explore the inner workings of El Sistema-inspired programs in the United States. The mission of the El Sistema program is to support social change through music. The central focus of this research is the social change aspect of the program. This project took place over the period of a year and involved week-long visits at three geographically different locations in the United States. To collect data, I observed lessons, sectionals, and rehearsals in addition to conducting interviews with members of the administration and staff. This research found that through fostering individual growth among the students by developing strong student to teacher relationships, the programs make a positive impact on social change.
Type:
text; Electronic Thesis
Degree Name:
B.M.
Degree Level:
bachelors
Degree Program:
Honors College; Music Education
Degree Grantor:
University of Arizona
Advisor:
Draves, Tami

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.titleEl Sistema in the United States: Achieving Social Change Through Musicen_US
dc.creatorRincón, Gabrielaen
dc.contributor.authorRincón, Gabrielaen
dc.date.issued2015en
dc.publisherThe University of Arizona.en
dc.rightsCopyright © is held by the author. Digital access to this material is made possible by the University Libraries, University of Arizona. Further transmission, reproduction or presentation (such as public display or performance) of protected items is prohibited except with permission of the author.en
dc.description.abstractThe purpose of this research was to explore the inner workings of El Sistema-inspired programs in the United States. The mission of the El Sistema program is to support social change through music. The central focus of this research is the social change aspect of the program. This project took place over the period of a year and involved week-long visits at three geographically different locations in the United States. To collect data, I observed lessons, sectionals, and rehearsals in addition to conducting interviews with members of the administration and staff. This research found that through fostering individual growth among the students by developing strong student to teacher relationships, the programs make a positive impact on social change.en
dc.typetexten
dc.typeElectronic Thesisen
thesis.degree.nameB.M.en
thesis.degree.levelbachelorsen
thesis.degree.disciplineHonors Collegeen
thesis.degree.disciplineMusic Educationen
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Arizonaen
dc.contributor.advisorDraves, Tamien
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