Assessment in Competition as a Tool for Developing High School Marching Bands

Zaharul Lailiddin Saidon, Shahanum Mohamad Shah
2013 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
This article outlines an investigation of assessment in competition as a tool to assist the development of marching bands. Based on the process model of assessing musical performance (McPherson & Thompson, 1998) , this study examined factors that impact judges' assessment particularly in a competition setting and how the judging system can be used to improve the quality of Malaysian school bands. A qualitative analysis of transcripts of interviews with six marching band judges identified key
more » ... s identified key issues relating to the ways experienced examiners use criteria in music performance assessment.
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2013.09.319 fatcat:b3vv5q6uandu3jxstkauxkfkoe