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High School Contemporary a Cappella: a Descriptive Phenomenology

  title={High School Contemporary a Cappella: a Descriptive Phenomenology},
  author={Thomas B. Burlin},
This study examines the phenomenon of contemporary a cappella music making found in high school settings as curricular and extra-curricular offerings. Past music and music education literature has focused exclusively on contemporary a cappella at the collegiate level. Through application of a descriptive phenomenological method and incorporation an educational-sociological lens, this study advances an understanding of the educational benefit and social value of membership in contemporary a… 
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