This site is created and maintained by an organization, Boulanger America, and includes information, both historical and biographical, about Nadia Boulenger.
Type of Material:
A user may locate: 1. biographical information about Nadia Boulenger as a composer and teacher, 2. information about the development of American composers, 3. educational opportunities for composers, pianists and violinists to study composition and musicianship, 4. Links are provided for additional informaiton.
This site works well with any computer with an internet connection.
Identify Major Learning Goals:
The goal of this site is to provide information about Nadia Boulanger's life and her influence on composers.
Target Student Population:
Researchers and college students.
Prerequisite Knowledge or Skills:
Basic computer and internet skills are the only prerequisite skills needed to navigate this site.
This site includes accurate information that is updated often. It is a great resource for information about a female composer and teacher who influenced numerous composers. The four primary links on the home page are: 2004 Events presents the schedule and information from papers presented at the 2004 American Music Symposium "Nadia Boulenger and American Music:" Gallery of Articles, Photographs, Quotations, Information: Students, a list of her students and their dates, and Links to other sites about Nadia Boulenger.
It would be good if there was more information about her compositions.
Potential Effectiveness as a Teaching Tool
This is primarily a resource that may be valuable for inspirational information about a female composers/musician/teacher. This could serve as a place to start when researching American composers. This site would introduce students to primary resources about Nadia Boulenger and her influence on contemporary composers.
Ease of Use for Both Students and Faculty
The site is organized efficiently so it would be easy to navigate and links are kept up to date.
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