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. As of 2015, this is the new home of Research and Issues in Music Education. Please bear with us as we work to ensure that all articles are formatted correctly. If you would like to report an issue, please send an email to the .