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Philosophy of Music Education Review (ISSN 1063-5734, e-ISSN 1543-3412) 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.

To view current and past issues, visit Philosophy of Music Education Review on JSTOR and Project Muse.

To submit a manuscript for consideration, review the Author Guidelines, register an account with a journal or log-in to your existing account, and then click the "New Submission" link. An account with the journal is required to submit a manuscript for consideration.

Professor Susan Laird joins the Board of Editorial Consultants


We are pleased to announce that Susan Laird, Ph.D., Value Theorist in Residence with the Center for Leadership Ethics and Change and Professor Emeritus at the University of Oklahoma, USA, has joined the Board of Editorial Consultants for the Philosophy of Music Education Review. Professor Laird is one of the leading philosophers of education in the United States. She is the author of Mary Wollstonecraft: Philosophical Mother of Coeducation (London and New York: Continuum, 2008) and is past president of the Philosophy of Education Society (2007) and the American Educational Studies Association (2017).

Changes in Author Guidelines


Please note that a small change has been made in the Author Guidelines: length of articles, book reviews, and In Dialogues has been updated from number of page limits to number of words. This will be more helpful to contributors as they prepare their manuscripts.