Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Music Education (MME)

Degree Discipline



Basic education has a highly important function in the education program and should be shaped logically and realistically within the framework of the total pro- It is believed that the primary purpose of the music education program is to develop the gram of the school. aesthetic potential with which every human being is endowed to the highest possible level. There is no doubt that the main purpose of school education is toward intellectual and practical values, naturally including social values, In order for music to realize its full possibilities if it is to exert its proper potential, proper conditions must be provided, and a proper program must be organized, Musical enjoyment must be a point of emphasis; a focal point in all aspects of the program, and the program must be shaped to bring about growth in musical enjoyment, for without such growth there cannot be lasting results, and enduring values will not be achieved.


The purpose of this study was to expand further the social values obtained by those who participate in group musical activities which afford rich experiences and opportunities. This study shows how music will bring opportunities for the development of social values and how these values will affect the child and his place in society. This research also shows how the modern school seeks to provide opportunities through group musical activities in the elementary and high schools, and community activities which would afford students satisfaction, enjoyment, and musical growth.

Committee Chair/Advisor


Committee Member



Prairie View Agricultural and Mechanical College


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Date of Digitization


Contributing Institution

John B Coleman Library

City of Publication

Prairie View





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