Through Music to Postgraduate Study

  • Sue Buchan


This chapter tells the story of the influence and role of music in my circuitous path into postgraduate study. It describes how reading, reflecting and writing on the role of music and music education in my life, has awakened and shaped my understanding of the value of music education in developing the potential of all children. As I recount this journey, I reflect on the extent to which my own personal relationship with the approach in music education known as Orff Schulwerk, has shaped my desire to continue to explore my understanding of the importance for children of music-making within the context of community.


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