research & publications

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BOOKS & BOOK CHAPTERS

BOOKS

Coppola, W. J., Hebert, D. G., & Campbell, P. S. (2020). World Music Pedagogy, Vol. VII: World music in higher education. Routledge.

Montemayor, M., Coppola, W. J., & Mena, C. (2018). World Music Pedagogy, Vol. IV: Instrumental music education. Routledge.

INVITED BOOK CHAPTERS

Kohfeld, J. M., Coppola, W. J., Mena, C., Shakerifard, S., & Campbell, P. S. (2019). Teaching and learning improvisation: Culture-specific cases of a cross-cultural musical act. In G.G. Johansen, K. Holdus, C. Larsson, & U. MacGlone (Eds.), Expanding the space for improvisation in pedagogy: A transdisciplinary approach. Routledge.

 

REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES

PUBLISHED & IN PRESS

Coppola, W. J., & Taylor, D. (in press). Cultural humility in music teacher education: Toward transformative dialogues on power, privilege, and social (in)equity. Action, Criticism, and Theory for Music Education. 

Coppola, W. J. (2021). Theme and variations on a virtue: Humility as a multidimensional construct for music educators. Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, advanced online publication, 1–9. https://doi.org/10.1177/87551233211043887

Coppola, W. J. (2021). What if Freire had Facebook? A critical interrogation of social media woke culture among privileged voices in music education discourse. Action, Criticism, and Theory for Music Education, 20(1), 16–52. http://act.maydaygroup.org/articles/Coppola20_1.pdf 

Coppola, W. J. (2021). Students' social perceptions of humility and arrogance among band directors. Journal of Research in Music Education. Advance online publication, 1­–19. https://doi.org/10.1177/0022429420981675

Coppola, W. J. (2021). From clubs to concert halls: The influence of performance venue on collective identity formation in jazz. Jazz Education in Research and Practice, 2(1), 135–153https://doi.org/10.2979/jazzeducrese.2.1.09  

Coppola, W. J. (2021). Matters of place and space in school-based performances of world music. General Music Today, 34(2), 13–18. https://doi.org/10.1177/1048371320933250

Coppola, W. J., Kumar, A. B., & Hook, J. N. (2021). Measuring humility in musical contexts: Initial development of the Musical Humility Scale. Psychology of Music, 49(4), 1047–1057. https://doi.org/10.1177/0305735619896416 

 

Coppola, W. J. (2020). An artistic virtue? Student perceptions of humility in music participation. Update: Applications of Research in Music Education. Advance online publication, 1–9. https://doi.org/10.1177/8755123320944407

Coppola, W. J. (2020). Performing humbleness and haughtiness: Dramaturgical perspectives of musical humility and pride. Music Education Research. 22, 214–228. https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14613808.2020.1737926

Coppola, W. J. (2019). Musical humility: An ethnographic case study of a competitive high school jazz band. Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education, 222, 7–26. https://doi.org/10.5406/bulcouresmusedu.222.0007 

Campbell, P. S., Coppola, W. J., Gestsson, S., & Mena, C. (2019). “Atawit Nawa Wakishwit”: Collective songwriting with Native American youth. Journal of Popular Music Education3, 11–28, https://doi.org/10.1386/jpme.3.1.11_1

 

MISCELLANEOUS

Coppola, W. J. (2019). Music, education, and diversity: Bridging cultures and communities, by P. S. Campbell [Book review]. International Society of Music Education Book Reviews.

Coppola, W. J. (2016). Little Johnny Brown and the music of the Georgia Sea Islands. An Association for Cultural Equity (ACE) lesson plan. Available at http://www.culturalequity.org/resources/lesson-plans/little-johnny-brown-and-music-georgia-sea-islands

DOCTORAL DISSERTATION

Coppola, W. J. (2018). Musical humility: An ethnographic case study of a competitive high school jazz band. Doctoral dissertation, University of Washington.

Dissertation committee: Patricia Shehan Campbell, Steven J. Morrison, James A. Banks, Shannon Dudley, Kristina Olson

 

RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS

REFEREED CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS & POSTERS

Coppola, W. J. (2021, June). What if Freire had Facebook? A critical interrogation of social media woke culture among privileged voices in music education discourse. Spoken paper presented at the MayDay Group Colloquium 32. [Virtual conference]

 

Coppola, W. J., & Taylor, D. M. (2021, February). Developing cultural humility in music teacher education. Spoken paper presented at the 2021 National Association for Music Education (NAfME) Biennial Music Research and Teacher Education Conference. [Virtual conference]

 

Coppola, W. J. (2021, February). Social perceptions of humble and arrogant band directors. Research poster presented at the 2020 National Association for Music Education (NAfME) Biennial Music Research and Teacher Education Conference. [Virtual conference]

 

Coppola, W. J. (2021, February). Creating world music in instrumental music education: Moving beyond the ink. Clinical session presented at the California All-State Music Education Conference (CASMEC) [Virtual conference].

 

Coppola, W. J. (2021, February). Diversity and creativity in instrumental ensembles. Clinical session presented at the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) Clinic/Convention [Virtual conference].

 

Coppola, W. J. (2020, August). Artistic virtue & virtuosic vice: Student impressions of humility and arrogance among band directors. Research poster accepted to the 34th World Conference of the International Society of Music Education (ISME), Helsinki, Finland. [Conference canceled]

 

Coppola, W. J. (2020, August). Promoting musical and cultural humility in music teacher education: A mixed methods inquiry. Research poster accepted to the ISME Music in Schools and Teacher Education Commission (MISTEC),Talinn, Estonia. [Conference canceled]

 

Meals, C. D., & Coppola, W. J. (2020, February). Investigating diversity in American concert band state music lists. Research poster presented at the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) Clinic/Convention, San Antonio, TX.

 

Kumar, A. B., & Coppola, W. J. (2019, September). Diving deeper into dispositions: Research on constructs of humility and trust in music education settings. Research poster presented at the Society of Music Teacher Education (SMTE) Conference, Greensboro, NC.

 

Coppola, W. J. (2019, June). “The solid foundation of all virtues”: Proclaiming the need for humility in music education. Spoken paper presented at the Cultural Diversity in Music Education (CDIME) XIV International Conference, Tel Aviv, Israel.

 

Coppola, W. J. (2019, June). Performing humbleness & haughtiness: Dramaturgical perspectives of musical humility & pride. Spoken paper presented at the International Symposium on Sociology in Music Education (ISSME), Denton, TX.
        *Recipient, Hildegard C. Froelich Early Career Researcher Award

 

Meals, C. D., & Coppola, W. J. (2019, February). “Y’all means all”: Exploring diversity within the UIL Band Prescribed Music List. Research poster presented at the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) Clinic/Convention, San Antonio, TX.

 

Coppola, W. J. (2018, March). Musical humility: An ethnographic case study of a competitive high school jazz band. Spoken paper presented at the 2018 National Association for Music Education (NAfME) Music Research and Teacher Education National Conference, Atlanta, GA.

 

Coppola, W. J. (2017, April). A theoretical examination of humility in transformative music education. Poster session presented at the 2017 Teaching and Learning Symposium, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

 

Coppola, W. J. (2017, March). The influence of performance venue migration on global music experiences. Spoken Paper presented at the Cultural Diversity in Music Education (CDIME) XIII International Conference, Kathmandu, Nepal.

 

Campbell, P. S., & Coppola, W. J. (2017, March). Exploring sacred and social soundings of Native American indigenous cultures in North America. Lecture-demonstration presented at the Cultural Diversity in Music Education (CDIME) XIII International Conference, Kathmandu, Nepal.

 

Coppola, W. J. (2016, July). Humility, egoism, and music education: An examination of sociomusical constructs. Spoken paper presented at the 32nd World Conference of the International Society of Music Education (ISME), Glasgow, Scotland.

 

Campbell, P. S., & Coppola, W. J. (2016, July). Secret, sacred and social soundings: Teaching Native American music, musicians, and cultural values. Workshop presented at the 32nd World Conference of the International Society of Music Education (ISME), Glasgow, Scotland.

 

Coppola, W. J. (2016, July). Losing their voices: The effect of musical venue on collective identity formation in jazz performance. Spoken paper presented at the 10th Anniversary of the International Ethnomusicology Symposium of the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

 

Coppola, W. J. (2016, March). Humility, egoism, and music education: An examination of sociomusical constructs. Research poster presented at the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) Music Research and Teacher Education National Conference, Atlanta, GA.

RESEARCH PANELS & SYMPOSIA

Schippers, H., Battiste, L. W., Reece, D., Coppola, W. J., & Holmgrem, M. (2018, November). African American diaspora presented by Smithsonian Folkways. Panel discussion at the NAfME National Conference: “Amplify: Involvement,” Dallas, TX. 

Coppola, W. J., et al. (2017, March). Looking forward: Cultural diversity and music education in a changing world. Closing student panel discussion at the Cultural Diversity in Music Education (CDIME) XIII International Conference, Kathmandu, Nepal.

 

CLINICAL WORKSHOPS & PRESENTATIONS

Coppola, W. J. (2021, June). World Music Pedagogy in Instrumental Ensembles. Invited clinician for Smithsonian Folkways World Music Pedagogy Certification Course (virtual), University of Washington.

Coppola, W. J. (2021, June). World Music Pedagogy in Instrumental Ensembles. Invited clinician for Smithsonian Folkways World Music Pedagogy Certification Course (virtual), West Virginia University.

 

Chandler, M., Taylor, D., & Coppola, W. J. (2020, November). Critical pedagogy in music teacher education. Invited clinician at the Alliance for Active Music Making (AAMM) webinar.

 

Coppola, W. J. (2020, June). World Music Pedagogy in Instrumental Ensembles. Invited clinician for World Music Pedagogy: Teaching Music/Teaching Culture webinar.

 

Coppola, W. J. (2020, May). From conflict to celebration: Music from the Middle East through the lens of World Music Pedagogy. Invited clinician for Music-Culture Webinar Series through the NAfME Online Professional Learning Community webinar.

 

Coppola, W. J. (2019, July). Using Smithsonian Folkways to promote socially empowering and culturally responsive activities in the elementary classroom. Invited clinician for the 2019 The Music Center Arts Integration Symposium, Los Angeles, CA.

 

Coppola, W. J. (2019, July). Smithsonian Folkways and the power of arts integration in secondary classrooms. Invited clinician for the 2019 The Music Center Arts Integration Symposium, Los Angeles, CA.

 

Coppola, W. J. (2019, January). Jazzing up the creative classroom: Innovation, improvisation, and interculturalism.Invited two-day guest clinician for Henderson State University Elementary Music Workshop, Arkadelphia, AK.

 

Coppola, W. J. (2018, June). World Music Pedagogy in instrumental ensembles. Invited clinician for Smithsonian Folkways World Music Pedagogy Certification Course, University of Washington.

 

Coppola, W. J. (2017, October). Jazz improvisation in the Kodály classroom. Invited clinical session presented at the Northwest Kodály Educators (NWKE) Fall Sharing Workshop, Shoreline, WA.

 

Grant-Rodriguez, B. & Coppola, W. J. (2017, February). Giving recognition to sociohistorical significance in African American song. Clinical session presented at the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) Northwest Division Conference, Bellevue, WA.

 

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