Writing

Books
2007 Music Composition Toolbox – Matthew Hindson, Damian Barbeler, Diana Blom. Sydney: Science Press.

2008 Blom, D. and Paek, I. (eds) The Reflective Musician in a Global Society, The ISME Commission for the Education of the Professional Musician.

Book chapters
2017 ‘Perceived usefulness and relevance of ePortfolios in the creative arts: investigating student views’, D. Blom & M. Hitchcock (ed. J. Rowley) ePortfolios in Australian universities, Springer, Singapore. ISBN 9780981-10-1731-5 doi 10.1007/978-981-10-1732-2, pp. 155-172

2016 ‘Using intercultural-historical autoethnographic writing to research a composer’s story within an Australian-Asian compositional aesthetic’, D. Blom (eds. P. Burnard, E. Mackinlay, K. Powell), The Routledge International Handbook of Intercultural Arts Research, 308-320, Routledge, Abingdon, Oxon, UK. ISBN 978-1-138-90993-9

2015 ‘Assessing music performance process and outcome through a rubric: ways and means’, Diana Blom, Ian Stevenson, John Encarnacao, in D.Lebler, G. Carey, S.D.Harrison (eds), Assessment in Music Education: from Policy to Practice, Springer: Cham, Switzerland, pp.125-139. ISBN 978-3-10273-3

2014 ‘Developing collaborative creativity in university music performance students through paired essay writing’, Diana Blom. In Developing Creativities in Higher Music Education – International perspectives and practices (ed.) Pamela Burnard, Routledge: Oxford, UK, pp. 99-114.

2008 ‘Teaching class-based music performance at tertiary level: Focusing theory on practice’, Diana Blom, in Inside Outside Downside Up – conservatoire training and musicians’ work. (eds) Dawn Bennett and Michael Hannan, Perth: Black Swan Press, pp.101-109.

2008 ‘Creating “a very fulfilled and wonderful piece”: Asia-Pacific musics as an impetus for upper primary class composition’, Diana Blom with Anne Bischoff in (eds.) M. Atherton and B. Crossman, Music of the Spirit: Asian-Pacific Musical Identity. Sydney: Australian Music Centre, pp.145-158.

2006 ‘Preparing Ross Edwards’ Kumari for performance: conceptual planning’ – Diana Blom interacting with Ross Edwards in (eds.) S. Macarthur, B. Crossman and R. Morelos, Intercultural Music: Creation and Interpretation. Sydney: Australian Music Centre, pp.111-115.

Journal articles
2016 Blom, D., Bennett, D., Stevenson, I. ‘The composer’s program note for newly written classical music: content and intentions’, Frontiers in
Psychology, 09 November 2016 http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01707

2016 Bennett, D., Rowley, J., Dunbar-Hall, P., Hitchcock, M., Blom, D. ‘Electronic portfolios and learner identity: an ePortfolio case study in music and writing’, Journal of Further and Higher Education, 40/1, 107-124, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0309877X.2014.895306

2015 Viney, Liam, & Blom, Diana. ‘Preparing stylistically challenging contemporary classical repertoire for performance: Interpreting Kumari’, International Journal of Music Education, Vol 33(1), February, pp. 66-79, DOI: 10.1177/0255761414528435

2015 Blom, D., & Poole, K. ‘Presage: what knowledge and experience higher education songwriting students bring to the classroom’, Journal of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music, vol.5 no.1, pp. 157-180. ISSN 2079-3871 | DOI 10.5429/2079-3871(2015)v5i1.10en | www.iaspmjournal.net

2014 Rowley, J., Bennett, D., Blom, D., Dunbar-Hall, P., & Hitchcock, M. (2014). Exploring the pedagogy and impact of technology on ePortfolio creation for Arts students in Australian tertiary study. UAE Journal of Educational Technology and eLearning, Dec(2014), 36-45. Available at http://ejournal.hct.ac.ae/wp-content/uploads/2014_Article4_Rowley.pdf

2014 Blom, Diana; Rowley, Jennifer; Bennett, Dawn; Hitchcock, Matt; Dunbar-Hall, Peter ‘Knowledge Sharing: Exploring Institutional Policy and Educator Practice Through Eportfolios in Music and Writing’ The Electronic Journal of e-Learning, Vol. 12, Issue 2, pp.138-148, available online at http://www.ejel.org/issue/current.html

2014 Bennett, D., Rowley, J., Dunbar-Hall, P., Hitchcock, M., & Blom, D. (2014). Electronic portfolios and learner identity: A case study in music and writing. Journal
of Further and Higher Education. Published ‘online first’, available at http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/0309877X.2014.895306

2012 Blom, D. ‘Inside the collaborative inter-arts improvisatory process: Tertiary music students’ perspectives in Psychology of Music Volume 40 Issue 6, November, 720-737.

2012 Blom, D. & Encarnacao, J. ‘Student-chosen criteria for peer assessment of tertiary rock groups in rehearsal and performance: what’s important?’ British Journal of Music Education 29:1, 25–43

2011 Blom, D., Bennett, D., & Wright. D. ‘How artists working in academia view artistic practice as research: implications for tertiary music education’. International Journal
of Music Education, 29 (4), pp.359-373.

2010 Bennett, D., Wright, D., Blom, D. ‘The Artistic practice-Research-Teaching (ART) Nexus: Translating the Information Flow’. Journal of University Teaching &
Learning Practice, Vol. 7 (2), Article 3, available at: http://ro.uow.edu.au/jutlp/vol7/iss2/3

2010 Wright, D., Bennett, D., Blom, D. ‘The Interface between Arts Practice and Research: Attitudes and Perceptions of Australian Artist-academics’. Higher Education Research & Development, 29:4, 461-473.

2009 ‘Artist Academics: Performing the Australian Research Agenda’ by Dawn Bennett, David Wright, Diana Blom, in International Journal of Education and the Arts, 10(17), May 21, 2009, pp. 1-15. http://www.ijea.org/v10n17/index.html

2006 ‘Beyond the cover version: encouraging student performers to produce original interpretations of popular songs’ by Diana Blom, International Journal of Music Education, Vol.24: 2, August, pp.159-167.

2004 ‘Peer assessment of tertiary music performance: opportunities for understanding performance assessment and performing through experience and self-reflection’ by Diana Blom and Kim Poole, in British Journal of Music Education, Vol. 21, No.1, March, pp.111-125.

2003 ‘Engaging students with a contemporary music – minimalism – through composing activities: teachers’ approaches, strategies, and roles’ by Diana Blom, in International Journal of Music Education, No.40, 2003, pp.81-99. ISSN 0255-7614

2002 ‘Non-Western Ensembles: Crossing Boundaries and Creating Interstices in Cross-Cultural Educational Contexts’ by Lara Biernoff and Diana Blom, in Research Studies in Music Education, No. 19, December, 2002, pp.22-31.

Selected published conference proceedings & other papers
1998 ‘A long and winding road to a self-paced music learning project’ in (eds.) N. Lengkeek and E. Deane, Women and non-traditional research: the alternative trek. UWS.

1999 ‘Composition by committee’: introducing new stylistic ideas through class composing activities at middle primary school level – published in Australian Society for Music Education XII National Conference, proceedings, (eds.) N. Jeanneret, K. Marsh. ASME (NSW Chapter), pp.25-29.

1999 ‘Peer assessment of tertiary music performance: owning and demystifying the process’ – Diana Blom, Kim Poole, in Sounds Australian Journal, Australian Music Centre Number 53, pp.22-24.

1999 ‘The composer in the teacher: introducing new compositional techniques drawn from a contemporary art music, at middle primary school level’, in (ed.) Peter Platt, Predictions and Inaccuracies: Collisions of Musical Histories and Futures Approaching the Millennium. The Sydney Chapter of the Musicological Society of Australia, pp. 33-45.

2000 ‘An Australian style of minimalism’ in Sounds Australian Journal No. 55, pp.33-35.

2004 ‘Music students in collaboration with theatre and dance – sound worlds to create and share’ by Diana Blom, in (eds.) Javier Murillo, Emilio Molina, Sound Worlds to Discover – ISME 2004 – Proceedings, Tenerife, Spain, 11-16th July, 2004, 26th International Society for Music Education World Conference. CDRom – Enclave Creativa Ediciones, Madrid.

2007 Blom, D. and K. Poole ‘The role of song writing in the lives of tertiary music students’, in (eds.) A. Stanberg, J. McIntosh, R. Faulkner, Celebrating Musical Communities – Proceedings of the 40th Anniversary National Conference, Australian Society for Music Education Inc, XVI National Conference, 6-10 July, 2007, Perth, pp.59-63.

2008 ‘Designing instruments to evaluate the effect of music therapy intervention on classroom outcomes in a specialist adolescent mental health education rehabilitation program’, Diana Blom, Joanne McIntyre, Ian Luscombe, Lisa Newling, John Brennan. ISME Commission for Special Education, Music Therapy and Music Medicine 2008 Seminar. Bologna, Italy.

2009 Blom, D., Viney, L. ‘Practice-led research in practice: two pianists’ preparation processes of Ross Edwards’s Kumari for public performance & recording’, in (ed.) A. Power, Proceedings of the joint conference of XXXIst ANZARME Annual Conference and the 1st Conference of the Music Educators Research Centre (MERC). 3-6 July, 09, Akaroa, NZ. ANZARME and MERC: Victoria, Australia. Pp.33-40.

Poetry
2004 ‘Floating’, Diana Blom (illustrated by Kim Gamble) The School Magazine, Countdown, March, Vol. 89, No.2, p. 49

2004 ‘The Faded Photograph’, Diana Blom (illustrated by Astra Lãcis) The School Magazine, Blast Off, Vol. 89, No. 7, p.234

2008 ‘Floating’, Diana Blom (illustrated by Kim Gamble) The School Magazine, Blast Off, August, Vol.93, No. 7. p.23

2009 ‘Dog Walk’, Diana Blom (illustrated by Peter Sheehan) Touchdown – The School Magazine, May, No. 4, p.9.

2012 ‘Surf’s Up’ (illustrated by Colin Gossling) Orbit – The School Magazine, November No. 10, p.31

2017 ‘Slow Swimming’ (illustrated by Matt Ottley) The School Magazine, Feb, No.1, p. 33