A Case Study: Middle School Boys’ Perceptions of Singing and Participation in Choir

  title={A Case Study: Middle School Boys’ Perceptions of Singing and Participation in Choir},
  author={Bridget Mary Sweet},
  journal={Update: Applications of Research in Music Education},
  pages={12 - 5}
  • B. Sweet
  • Published 25 February 2010
  • Education
  • Update: Applications of Research in Music Education
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