Sources, both current and historical, that highlight the ecological nature of music education networks in America’s cities.
A joint publication by thirteen arts and education advocacy organizations, A Shared Endeavor outlines the interconnected roles of certified music educators, community arts providers, and certified non-arts educators in providing quality arts education in schools.
written by Marie McCarthy
A historical look of how the music ecosystem of greater Detroit influenced the development of Motown. The author “highlights the ecological nature of school music located within a complex network of social and cultural institutions that contribute to music education.”
McCarthy, Marie. "The Young Musicians of Motown: A Success Story of Urban Music Education." Music Educators Journal 99, no. 3 (2013): 35-42.