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Girls and Women in Popular Music Education
  • ISSN: 2397-6721
  • E-ISSN: 2397-673X


Guest Editor Patricia Shehan Campbell introduces this Special Issue of the focusing on ‘Girls and Women in Popular Music Education’. Campbell briefly sets the scene, articulating something of the urgency of the need to pay more and long overdue attention to women in popular music – both in and for popular music education. Campbell introduces articles by each of the authors featured in this Special Issue, outlining the thrust and key points in each case. She introduces Claire Anderson’s article on spectaculars; Lloyd McArton’s paper on Toronto indie musicians; Clayton Dahm’s writing on Malian musician Oumou Sangaré; Kelsey Guo and Mari Shiobara’s piece about the enduring appeal of Teresa Teng; J. Michael Kohfeld’s article about LGBTQ+ representation in college music curricula; Carol Shansky’s article on well-known harmonica players; Ailbhe Kenny’s study of African migrant DJs in Ireland; and Juliana Cantarelli Vita’s paper about the Brazilian ensemble, Dita Curva.


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