Philosophy of Music Education Review

Philosophy of Music Education Review features philosophical research in music education for an international community of scholars, artists, and teachers. It includes articles that address philosophical or theoretical issues relevant to education, including reflections on current practice, research issues or questions, reform initiatives, philosophical writings, theories, the nature and scope of education and its goals and purposes, and cross-disciplinary dialogue relevant to the interests of music educators.

Journal Details

  • Frequency: semiannually
  • ISSN: 1063-5734
  • eISSN: 1543-3412
  • Keywords: Critical Thinking, Education, Hegemony, Instrumental Music, Learning, Music, Music Theory, Musical Aesthetics, Philosophy, Teacher Education
  • First Issue: Volume 1, number 1 (1993)

Additional Information

Editorial Details

Editorial Office Contact Information
The Editor
Philosophy of Music Education Review
Indiana University School of Music
1201 East 3rd Street
Bloomington, IN 47405-7006 USA
Telephone: 812.855.2051
Fax: 812.855.4936

  • Estelle R. Jorgensen
Assistant Editor
  • Iris M. Yob
Book Review Editor
  • Mary Reichling
Editorial Consultants
  • Philip Alperson
  • Deanne Bogdan
  • Wayne Bowman
  • David Carr
  • David Elliott
  • Gordon Epperson
  • Forest Hansen
  • Karen Hanson
  • Vernon Howard
  • Peter Kivy
  • Marjorie O'Loughlin
  • Kingsley Price
  • Bennett Reimer
  • Christopher Richter
  • John Shepherd
  • Ralph A. Smith
  • Keith Swanwick

Submission Info

Authors may register with the Philosophy of Music Education Review, review submission guidelines, and submit manuscripts for consideration via the journal's online submissions website: Editorial inquiries may be directed to Estelle R. Jorgensen, Editor, at

Abstract & Index

  • Contents Pages of Education
  • EBSCO Current Abstracts
  • EBSCO Current Citations Express
  • EBSCO Education Research Index
  • EBSCO Performing Arts Complete
  • Education Index
  • ERIC
  • Expanded Academic ASAP
  • Gale Academic OneFile
  • Philosopher's Index
  • ProQuest Curriculum Essentials
  • ProQuest Education Journals
  • ProQuest IIMPA International Index to Music Periodicals
  • PsycINFO
  • RILM Abstracts of Music Literature
  • The Music Index
  • Wilson Education Abstracts
  • Wilson Omnifile