A health agenda in terms of a learning context

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Abstract

The main focus of this article is on performance anxiety and stage fright in musicians, seen through the lens of biographical research. In short, biographical research deals with research into learning, taking as point of departure that important learning always needs to be understood in relation to the biography of the learner (Alheit 2009, p. 116). Within biographical learning people can act as their own change agents. This article discusses biographical findings on musicians’ generic leadership when coping with profession-related health issues and the transformative and transitional learning evolving from this.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLifelong Learning in Music in Groningen
Subtitle of host publicationa Liber Amicorum for Peter Mak
Place of PublicationGroningen
PublisherHanzehogeschool Groningen
Number of pages22
ISBN (Print)978-94-91090-05-9
Publication statusPublished - 2016

Keywords

  • music
  • musicians
  • lifelong learning
  • stagefright
  • performance anxiety

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    Smilde, R. (2016). A health agenda in terms of a learning context. In Lifelong Learning in Music in Groningen: a Liber Amicorum for Peter Mak Hanzehogeschool Groningen.