The Grieg Academy Music Education Research Group
The Grieg Academy Music Education research group (GAME) was created in 2015 as a collaboration between music education researchers at Western Norway University of Applied Sciences (formerly, Bergen University College) and the University of Bergen for the purpose of establishing and promoting new research projects in the field of music education.
Major Research Topics of Shared Interest
- Musical knowledge, music performance research, philosophy of music/education, music in early childhood, musical identity, improvisation and creativity, music education in East Asia, performance-based learning.
- Ethnography, historiography, qualitative interviews, global studies, video analyses
- Transdisciplinarity, gender theory, sociocultural theory, phenomenology, globalization/internationalism, motivational theory, social epistemology
Ongoing research projects
- Born to play - a critical evaluation of a mentoring program for Norwegian Wind Bands
- A Norwegian girl choir’s place in the life stories of immigrant girls
- Advancing Music Education in Northern Europe: Twenty Years of the Nordic Network for Music Education
Cristin (Current Research Information System in Norway)
New Book series
The Lexington Series In Historical Ethnomusicology: Deep Soundings (David Hebert and Jonathan McCollum)