A discussion of instrumental music in American educational institutions during the last 100 years, a century that has encompassed virtually the entire history of tax-supported instrumental music education in this country.

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    • One of five addresses that constituted a symposium commemorating the centennial of the Ithaca College School of Music, organized by Mark Fonder and held at Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York in October 1992. The speakers and their topics were: Michael L. Mark, overview; George N. Heller, general music, Jere T. Humphreys, instrumental music; Colleen Kirk, choral music; and Richard Colwell, the future.

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    Humphreys, Jere T. "Instrumental Music in American Education: In Service of Many Masters." In The Ithaca Conference on American Music Education: Centennial Profiles, ed. Mark Fonder, 25-51. Ithaca, NY: Ithaca College, 1992. Reprint: Journal of Band Research 30 (spring 1995): 39-70. The original version is presented here.

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