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The Motivation for Studying Music at Conservatory
The Motivation for Studying Music at Conservatory

Author(s): Taťána Jurčíková
Subject(s): Music, Higher Education
Published by: Nakladatelství Masarykovy univerzity
Keywords: Music; music schooling; conservatories; professional musicians; the choice of school; the choice of career; motivation; aspirations; research; questionnaire survey;
Summary/Abstract: The article deals with the subject of motivation for professional studies of music at conservatory, especially with the reasons for choosing this school, motivation in studies, study and professional aims of the students at the beginning of the studies. The results of the research which examined the mentioned questions and was conducted in the form of a questionnaire survey in the first year conservatory students are presented. The results showthe main motivational factors of the studies and also an interesting disproportion between students’ aspirations and possibilities of their realistic fulfilling.

  • Page Range: 64-77
  • Page Count: 14
  • Publication Year: 2012
  • Language: English