Professor

Kari Mette Holdhus

Arbeids- og kompetanseområde

Kari Holdhus, Professor in Music Education

Research interests: Relational pedagogy, dialogic musical encounters, creative teaching and learning, pedagogical improvisation. Ph.D. (2014) Star experiences or gym hall aesthetics? – a study of musicians’ quality conceptions in visiting school concerts. Holdhus explicitly studies communication processes between musicians, teachers and pupils in visiting music practices and musical partnerships. 

2017-2020 Kari was project-leader of an innovation project on Norwegian professional visiting concerts, called School and concert – from transmission to dialogue (www.diskoprosjektet.no).The project aimed at developing alternative forms of music visits in schools by emphasizing dialogic encounters between musicians, teachers and pupils, allowing pupils’ agency and creativity. Holdhus currently is engaged as a researcher in “Music teacher education for the Future” (FUTURED 2019-2022), exploring potential development and change in Norwegian general teacher education in music. She chairs the Nordic Network for Music Education Research (NNRME). see http://nnmpf.org/en/welcome-to-nnmpf/

Selected publications: 

Johansen, G. G., Holdhus, K., Larsson, C., & MacGlone, U. (Eds.). (2019). Expanding the Space for Improvisation Pedagogy in Music: A Transdisciplinary ApproachRoutledge.

 

Holdhus, K. (2019). The Polyphony of Musician–Teacher Partnerships: Towards Real Dialogues? Thinking Skills and Creativity https://drive.google.com/open?id=1ObnYAZU8D64k7amAV0lqt0ZEpw1WCjUt

 

Holdhus, K. (2018). When Students Teach Creativities: Exploring Student Reports on Creative Teaching. Qualitative Inquiry, 1077800418801377.  https://drive.google.com/open?id=1s8YuU5Ca9tEY7jQLylk5yb8JDKTJRM_2

 

Vist, T., Holdhus, K. (2018). Does this work of art invite me into intersubjective dialogue? Towards a relational aesthetics in music education.European Journal of Philosophy in Arts Education. Vol. 3, 01.https://drive.google.com/open?id=1aa28hTVni9G3At9JTPWhS_ffYmKpKJfh

 

Holdhus, K., & Espeland, M. (2018). Music in Future Nordic Schooling. The Potential of the Relational Turn. European Journal of Philosophy in Arts Education (EJPAE)2(2), 85-118.  https://drive.google.com/open?id=1641yf6H0Nd-8A_2CNg0EOesCDYdZMCq6

 

Holdhus, K., Høisæter, S., Mæland, K., Vangsnes, V., Engelsen, K. S., Espeland, M., & Espeland, Å. (2016). Improvisation in teaching and education—roots and applications. Cogent Education, 3(1), 1204142. https://drive.google.com/open?id=10Vtv2zb39GrdLKSUQui9DEw_4zlqDPeg

 

 

 

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  • Master i kreative fag og læreprosesser

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  • Musikklærerutdanning og musiker-lærersamarbeid

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