Educational Research and Reviews

  • Abbreviation: Educ. Res. Rev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1990-3839
  • DOI: 10.5897/ERR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 2006

Full Length Research Paper

The relations among musical instrument performance self-efficacy, self-esteem and music performance anxiety in pre-service music teachers

Demet Girgin
  • Demet Girgin
  • Department of Music Education, Faculty of Necatibey Education, Balikesir University, 10100, Balikesir, Turkey.
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  •  Received: 18 April 2017
  •  Accepted: 24 May 2017
  •  Published: 10 June 2017

Abstract

This study investigated the relations among pre-service music teachers' musical instrument performance self-efficacy, music performance anxiety and self-esteem. This study was designed as a correlative survey, and was conducted with a total of 527 pre-service music teachers. The data were collected by using the Musical Instrument Performance Self-Efficacy Scale, the Coopersmith Self-Esteem Inventory and the Kenny Music Performance Anxiety Scale. Correlation and regression analyses were used in analyzing the data. The study findings showed the following results; there was an inverse low level significant relation between the musical instrument performance self-efficacy and the self-esteem levels of pre-service music teachers; there was a positive medium level significant relation between the musical instrument performance self-efficacy and the music performance anxiety levels of pre-service music teachers; there was an inverse medium level significant relation between the self-esteem levels and the music performance anxiety levels of pre-service music teachers.

 

Key words: Instrument education, pre-service music teacher, musical instrument performance self-efficacy, self-esteem, musical performance anxiety.