Show Summary Details

Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD HANDBOOKS ONLINE (www.oxfordhandbooks.com). © Oxford University Press, 2018. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a title in Oxford Handbooks Online for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 03 April 2020

Abstract and Keywords

As youth are increasingly braiding, blending, and blurring learning spaces, modes, structures and practices, they are transforming their music engagement in ways that are increasingly autonomous and self-directed. These are key features of the dynamic, interactive, and transformative approach to music learning that the author refers to as transformative music engagement. The aim is to enable and encourage youth empowerment in music education in ways that strengthen young people’s engagement in music learning, as well as their resiliency and capacity for well-being and musical flourishing. The chapter discusses this conceptualization and considers how educators might create expansive music learning opportunities within a social justice orientation that guide youth toward developing their distinctive voice and the capacity to express and redefine what matters to them in pursuit of social justice.

Keywords: youth empowerment, transformative music engagement, music education, voice, resilience

Access to the complete content on Oxford Handbooks Online requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can''t find the answer there, please contact us.