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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


Yesterday, the US Senate passed a bipartisan bill to reform the much criticized, 8 year-expired “No Child Left Behind” bill. Generally, the reforms will give more control over standardized tests and educational core standards to individual states. 183 more words


My First Year at Music School

I started my plans for a career in music education at about the same time I learned what a career was. I showed up to career day in kindergarten with a ukulele (which, 14 years later, I have yet to learn to actually play) and proudly told everyone I wanted to be a music teacher when I grew up. 450 more words


Day 180: The Ode to Joy

In my opinion, Beethoven’s Symphony No 9 is THE MOST AMAZING piece of music in the entire history of the world.

A big call, yes, but this is what I believe. 990 more words


Ten years ago, I met an extremely gifted girl in the 8th grade orchestra who was repeating the 8th grade for the 3rd time. She could only read at a 4th grade reading level. 394 more words