Vision experiences and participation in a new horizons band

Erin L. Wehr, Don Coffman

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New Horizons International Music Association (NHIMA) bands provide opportunities for older adults to learn, or relearn, a band instrument. Musicians have unique circumstances for vision, and older adults have identified vision as a top concern in their musical experiences. This study explores vision correction experiences of older adults participating in NHIMA Bands and the effectiveness of three accommodations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)225-235
Number of pages11
JournalInternational Journal of Community Music
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 1 2018


  • Instrumental music
  • International Music Association
  • Medical problems
  • New Horizons Band aging
  • Older musicians
  • Vision New Horizons

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Music


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