Dr. Scott Gray Douglass (postdoctoral research scholar) has published an article in the International Journal of Music Education entitled "Fishers of Song: Music Education and Community in Andavadoaka, Madagascar."
From the abstract – What might pre-service music teachers learn by stepping outside the formal curriculum? In between semesters student teaching in New York City, I investigated music education practices in the Vezo fishing village of Andavadoaka, Madagascar. By investigating how this community practices advanced musicianship learned primarily outside the classroom, I aimed to understand what formal music educators can do to improve musicianship in our communities.
Read the full article online here:https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/02557614231166142
Many thanks to Columbia Climate School professor Dr. Kristina Douglass for facilitating this ethnographic research! Learn more about her cutting-edge work. Or attend her upcoming (April 30) Columbia samba and capoeira workshop.