Finding the Beat, Finding the Story: Researching Music Education

David Kanpp

Where is hip-hop in school music education, asks David Knapp?

Music education should stress the vernacular—that is, reflect the music language of students—says Knapp, assistant professor of music education in the School of Education and the Setnor School of Music in the College of Visual and Performing Arts, who uses hip-hop, rock and steel drums in his efforts to reach more students.

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