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Book reviews are by members for members. They feature books that members have found useful and believe should be shared for the benefit of other members

If you are interested in submitting a review for a book, please download the guidelines below.  Please note that physical books or e-books are not accepted. The submission must be a book review.

The requirement is that the book must be relevant to the world of music education and part of the submission process is to indicate which ISME Commission(s) or Forum the book review is most relevant to.

The Commissions are:

  • Research Commission
  • Community Music Activity Commission (CMA)
  • Early Childhood Music Education Commission (ECME)
  • Education of the Professional Musician Commission (CEPROM)
  • Commission on Policy: Culture, Education and Media
  • Music in Schools and Teacher Education Commission (MISTEC)
  • Music in Special Education and Music Therapy Commission

The Forum is:

  • ISME Forum for Instrumental and Vocal Teaching

Any questions can be directed to the Chair of the Publications Committee.

Guidelines for submitting a book review Download
21.08.2018 | Publications
REVIEW: Strange tools: Art and human nature by A Noe.
In Strange Tools—Art and Human Nature (2015) Alva Nöe proposes a new way of understanding and valuing art. A review...
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08.05.2018 | Publications
Music across the Senses: Listening, learning and making meaning by Jody L Kerchner
This is one of those rare books that, theoretically presenting an in-depth subject - in this case “listening” - brilliantly...
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