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Popular Music Entrepreneurship in Higher Education: Facilitating Group Creativity and Spin-off Formation Through Internship Units

G MORROW, E Gilfillan, I Barkat, P Sakinofsky

The Routledge Research Companion to Popular Music Education | Routledge - Taylor & Francis | Published : 2017


Popular music is a growing presence in education, formal and otherwise, from primary school to postgraduate study. Programmes, courses and modules in popular music studies, popular music performance, songwriting and areas of music technology are becoming commonplace across higher education. Additionally, specialist pop/rock/jazz graded exam syllabi, such as RockSchool and Trinity Rock and Pop, have emerged in recent years, meaning that it is now possible for school leavers in some countries to meet university entry requirements having studied only popular music. In the context of teacher education, classroom teachers and music-specialists alike are becoming increasingly empowered to introduc..

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