“Music paideia and citizenship education. A historical-comparative epistemological paradigm.”
Τhis study examines the place of music in the educational discourse in Ancient and Modern Greece as well as its role in shaping the «human – citizen». Firstly, it investigates the place of Music Education in Ancient Greece focusing on the discourse of Plato and Aristotle. Secondly, it examines the place of music in the educational system in Modern Greece focusing on the official curriculum.
Additionally, it presents a case study of teaching music at the 9th Elementary School of Chania in order to demonstrate how Music Education can influence and shape the political consciousness of students and the future of an active citizen.