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Music Ed Then, Now and Change

I really enjoyed my recent conversation with Jane Gingerich, head of music at Southwood Secondary School where we examined music education then and now, leveraging technology and change. 15 more words

Leadership Perspective

That tocking metronome

I live roughly eleven inches from the practice field for the Bishop Watterson Marching Eagles. All that stands between us is my front yard, the alley that passes as our street, backyards, a row of houses, a proper street, a small parking lot, and the practicing Eagles football team. 1,101 more words

Humor

It's About Time To Recognize How Much Work It Takes To Be An Arts Major

UW-SP boasts one of the top arts programs in Wisconsin, but as the semester comes into full swing I find myself noticing just how few students outside of the programs realize how much work it takes to be an arts major at this university.   865 more words

Arts Majors

Nashville Symphony Seeks Accelerando Manager

The Nashville Symphony seeks a full-time Manager for our ground-breaking Accelerando program, to begin employment in January 2017.

Accelerando is an intensive education program designed to prepare gifted young students from under represented ethnic communities for pursuing music at the collegiate level and beyond. 155 more words

Music

THE POWER OF MUSIC: INTERVIEW WITH ANTHONY DRAKE

Image: Anthony Drake

Alumnus Anthony Drake graduated with a Masters in 2009. Here he talks about his love of music, post Trinity Laban activities, and how he is making a difference to disadvantaged students in South Africa.  993 more words

Music

À la mode: Beginning to analyze modes

Mi-Sol Exercise

First let us begin by singing a do pentatonic scale remembering to sing with expression putting emphasis on the sol-la. Great! Now lets sing it in a 2-part canon and then a 3-part canon. 322 more words

Kodaly

The Black Sheep: Life as a Music Ed Rogue

There is a big wide world of music education out there. Orff, Kodaly, Gordon, ETM, Dalcroze, National Standards, Sunshine State Standards (Florida’s music standards), Marzano, CHAMPS, (suddenly I feel like I’m singing a verse from Billy Joel’s “You Can’t Stop the Fire”).  699 more words

Music Education