The Effect of a Music Listening Program on Elementary Students' Preferences toward 20th Century Art

July 1, 1994 / By: Linda Anderson Bongard

Changing music preferences has been explored by a number of researchers. Studies have shown that music preferences can be changed through lessons and repeated listenings. Expanding students' preferences to include classical music would broaden their musical horizons so that as adult listeners they would be familiar with and able to choose from a variety of styles of music.