Journals and Publications

Choral Journal

ACDA's official publication is published monthly.  It is distributed to all current members and library subscribers.

Kodály Envoy

The official publication of the Organization of American Kodály Educators. It is published quarterly.

The Journal of Music and Meaning

The Journal of Music and Meaning (JMM) is an on-line peer-reviewed journal for multidisciplinary research on music and meaning. The editorial profile of JMM accommodates an inclusive plurality of methods and disciplines and welcomes contributions from a variety of fields, such as: philosophy, mathematics, physics, musicology, medicine, acoustics, neurology, theology, literary studies, philosophy of science, music pedagogy, computer science, semiotics, sociology, linguistics, religious studies, anthropology, psychology, biology, education studies, music therapy, culture studies, etc. JMM aims to bridge the gap between various studies in meaning and signification and areas of research in music. JMM especially encourages any multidisciplinary research on meaning that is able to challenge conceptions of music, or research that explores the notion of meaning by the study of musical phenomena.

Music & Letters

Music & Letters is a leading international journal of musical scholarship, publishing articles on topics ranging from antiquity to the present day and embracing musics from classical, popular, and world traditions. 

Music Theory Online

Music Theory Online, a Journal of Criticism, is the refereed, electronic journal of the Society for Music Theory. 

Music Theory Spectrum

Music Theory Spectrum is published by The Society for Music Theory, which was founded in 1977 to promote, facilitate, and provide a forum for the exchange of information and ideas pertaining to music theory and its teaching.

The Orff Echo

This is the journal of the American Orff-Schulwerk Association. It chronicles the vital research and dissemination of ideas pertaining to Orff Schulwerk.

Research and Issues in Music Education

Research and Issues in Music Education (RIME), is a privately funded international on-line music education research journal that advances scholarly thought by publishing articles promoting research, dialogue, practice, and policy in music education. RIME publishes quantitative, qualitative, philosophical, historical, speculative, and bibliographic articles that are peer-reviewed and contribute to an understanding of any focus and level of music education.


American Orff-Schulwerk Association (AOSA) members catch up on the people in the organization, local chapter workshops and other news about the Orff Schulwerk community in the pages of this members-only newsletter. Reverberations is the quarterly newsletter sent to AOSA members as a part of their membership benefits. Each issue contains current information for members, news about various chapter activities and lesson plans. The spring and summer issues also contain extended information about the next conference.