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This guide is designed to help you find information relating to the field of music education. Use this as a starting point, or browsing tool. As always, consult the catalog for complete holdings information, and when uncertain, ask at the Reference Desk!

Music Education

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Recommend a Purchase

You can recommend purchases of music education-related material. Please notify Music Librarian Jon Sauceda with recommended titles.

Sibley Music Library


Miller Center, 27 Gibbs St. (across the street from Eastman School of Music) 2nd – 4th floors

Phone (Library Office): 585-274-1350
Phone (Reference): 585-274-1320
Phone (Special Collections): 585-274-1335
Phone (Circulation Desk): 585-274-1300
Fax: 585-274-1380

Hours During School Terms

Monday – Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Call number browsing

M1990-M1998                   Secular vocal music for Children

ML3830-ML3840               Music psychology

ML3840-ML3877               Aesthetics

MT1                                   General musical instruction and study

MT2                                   Music history

MT6-7                                Music theory

MT10-MT11                       Teacher’s manuals

MT20-MT32                       Systems and methods

MT22                            Jacques-Dalcroze

MT23                             Kodaly

MT26                             Orff

MT35                                  Notation, ear training

MT170-MT801                    Technique books - arranged by instrument

MT820-MT893                    Singing and voice

MT898-MT949                    Techniques for children

NX (Arts in general)

    NX180                             Arts in relation to other subjects

    NX220                             Arts audiences

    NX230                             Citizen participation in the arts

    NX280                             Study and teaching, research

There is a section of shelving on the fourth floor, on the south end of the building, after the MT section, that has many unclassified Music Education materials for browsing. Additionally, next to that material are scores classed M1994 that were separated from the rest of the M-classed scores.

Ask a librarian

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Jim Farrington
27 Gibbs St.
Rochester, NY 14618

Eastman Music Teaching and Learning Dept.