Assessment in Music Education: from Policy to Practice

  • Don Lebler
  • Gemma Carey
  • Scott D. Harrison

Part of the Landscapes: the Arts, Aesthetics, and Education book series (LAAE, volume 16)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Don Lebler, Jonathan Holmes, Scott D. Harrison, Gemma Carey, Melissa Cain
    Pages 39-54
  3. Diana Blom, Ian Stevenson, John Encarnacao
    Pages 125-139
  4. Gerardo Dirié
    Pages 207-219
  5. Paul Sabey, Scott D. Harrison, Jessica O’Bryan
    Pages 269-277
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 293-296

About this book


The contributions to this volume aim to stimulate discussion about the role of assessment in the learning experiences of students in music and other creative and performing arts settings. The articles offer insights on how assessment can be employed in the learning setting to enhance outcomes for students both during their studies at higher education institutions and after graduation. 

An international group of leading researchers offers an exciting array of papers that focus on the practice of assessment in music, particularly in higher education settings. Contributions reflect on self-, peer- and alternative assessment practices in this environment. There is a particular emphasis on the alignment between assessment, curriculum structure and pedagogy.


Assessment in music in the European context Assessment in the one-to-one music lesson stud... Assessment of Creative and Performing Arts Assessment of instrumental learning Curriculum structure and pedagogy in music Discipline specific capabilities in contemporary music studies Evaluating teaching quality of teritary music fac... Implications for teaching and assessment practice Musical theatre assessment Peer assessment in music The Polifonia project role of assessment in music and creative and pe...

Editors and affiliations

  • Don Lebler
    • 1
  • Gemma Carey
    • 2
  • Scott D. Harrison
    • 3
  1. 1.Queensland ConservatoriumGriffith UniversitySouth BrisbaneAustralia
  2. 2.Queensland ConservatoriumGriffith UniversitySouth BrisbaneAustralia
  3. 3.Queensland ConservatoriumGriffith UniversitySouth BrisbaneAustralia

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