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The Trouble with Traditional Music Education

I have always been an outside-the-box sort of person, and I am the same as a music educator. Standard music education, in my opinion, has many great attributes but also falls short of what creative education should entail. 669 more words

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Brain Hive in the (Music) Classroom

When we talk about “reading across the curriculum,” the conversation is often focused on reinforcing literacy skills not only in English or language arts classes, but also in the other “core” subjects: science, social studies, and math. 365 more words


The Perfect Date...

The Perfect Date

Live Music. A Great Cause. Drinks Afterward. You In?

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Wednesday, August 5th, 2015 || 7 PM
Woodrow Wilson High School || 3950 Chesapeake St NW || Washington, DC 20016… 200 more words


New Products - and a SALE!

It is almost time to go back to school. And I am pumped about some of the new products that I created this summer for my classroom. 498 more words

Music Education

The Tools for Musical Progress

I’ve just completed a speaking tour in Australia taking in Melbourne, Sydney, Bathurst, Newcastle, Launceston and Ulverstone. My talks were directed to staffs and students – general and music-specific – in school classrooms, assemblies and at conferences. 1,036 more words

Music Education

Humor - There is a Place for it During Rehearsals!

I spent this evening smiling, laughing, and listening to amazing stories and jokes by other musicians and music teachers.  I love to laugh with musicians more than almost anything!   560 more words

Music Education

The Effects of Sound on the Human Body by Justin Gamache

The Effects of Sound on the Human Body

Music and sound has been vastly influenced throughout the history of human life on this planet. Today music and sound are used as a medicine to improve the overall quality of life, to discover what music does to the human stress response, and how it effects the human brain. 5,087 more words

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