Fast Forward: Emerging Trends in Community Music

Kari K. Veblen and Janice L. Waldron

in The Oxford Handbook of Music Education, Volume 2

Published in print September 2012 | ISBN: 9780199928019
Published online November 2012 | | DOI:

Series: Oxford Handbooks in Music

Fast Forward: Emerging Trends in Community Music


This article examines the future of community music. It offers an interdisciplinary perspective by considering emerging research in CM, as well as related literature from education, ethnomusicology, sociology, and media and communication studies. It examines issues such as demographics, notions of communitas, international trends, and new networks for collaboration.

Keywords: community music; music education; music making; ethnomusicology; sociology

Article.  6975 words. 

Subjects: Music ; Music Education and Pedagogy

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