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Table 125. Percentage distribution and standard error for public secondary school music and visual arts specialists reporting the extent to which they participated in various activities related to their arts subject outside of their school duties: School year 200910
 
Activity Not at all Small extent Moderate extent Great extent
Percent Standard
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Music specialist                
Provide instruction in a musical instrument or voice 22 (1.6) 24 (1.4) 25 (1.5) 29 (1.6)
Perform as a soloist or member of an ensemble 15 (1.4) 21 (1.6) 29 (1.6) 35 (1.8)
Compose or arrange music 34 (1.6) 36 (1.7) 18 (1.2) 12 (1.2)
Conduct community or other ensembles 48 (1.7) 20 (1.7) 14 (1.0) 18 (1.3)
Attend live musical performances 1 (0.4) 17 (1.4) 47 (1.7) 34 (1.7)
Study, critique, or write about music 39 (1.7) 30 (1.7) 20 (1.5) 11 (1.0)
Provide arts leadership in your community or state 40 (1.6) 28 (1.7) 20 (1.5) 12 (1.0)
Attend workshops with professional artists or arts groups 9 (0.9) 31 (1.7) 38 (1.7) 22 (1.2)
Attend performances directed by colleagues 5 (0.7) 29 (1.5) 39 (1.8) 27 (1.5)
Visual arts specialist                
Teach art at a studio or gallery 78 (1.6) 12 (1.1) 5 (0.8) 4 (0.8)
Create works of art 2 (0.6) 22 (1.4) 42 (2.1) 34 (1.9)
Exhibit works of art 31 (1.5) 35 (1.5) 22 (1.3) 12 (1.1)
View and respond to original works of art at museums or galleries 8 (0.9) 26 (1.4) 39 (1.6) 26 (1.6)
Study, critique, or write about art 30 (1.1) 34 (1.3) 24 (1.4) 12 (1.2)
Provide arts leadership in your community or state 43 (1.6) 32 (1.7) 16 (1.4) 9 (0.9)
Attend workshops with professional artists or arts groups 16 (1.3) 37 (1.4) 32 (1.9) 15 (1.4)
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding. Arts specialists are education professionals with a teaching certificate in an arts discipline—such as music, visual arts, dance, or drama/theatre—who provide separate instruction in that discipline.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Fast Response Survey System, “Survey of Secondary School Music Specialists,” FRSS 103M, 2009–10; and “Survey of Secondary School Visual Arts Specialists,” FRSS 103VA, 2009–10.

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