• Benjamin Adjepong Department of Arts and Social Sciences, Wesley College of Education, P. O. Box 1927, Kumasi, Ghana.


Teaching, Primary School, Traditional Music, Churches, Ebibidwom, Ghana


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How to Cite

Benjamin Adjepong. (2018). PROMOTING TRADITIONAL GHANAIAN MUSIC EDUCATION AMONG CHILDREN: THE ROLE OF CHRISTIAN CHURCHES. International Education and Research Journal (IERJ), 4(8). Retrieved from