My husband sent me a link to an article by Ta-Nehisi Coates entitled, Learning a Foreign Language is Like Learning a Sport: The long road to not sucking at French.
It immediately resonated with me. After all, music is a language without words.
…I think people should be encouraged to continue their “Physical Education” throughout . . . → Read More: PA Shorts: Substitute… Musical Education
I recently came across a blog post by Dustin Sanders in which he responds to an article on BetterParenting.com: Why Your Children Shouldn’t Take Formal Music Lessons (be sure and read the comments). Yikes! So , I decided to dust off this vintage post and update the links to the funny but so true Music Teacher . . . → Read More: Ahhh… Parents, Parents, Parents: Redux
My students are awesome! Last night was piano recital night at our college and it went wonderfully. This was the first time, since I have been teaching there, that we have had a piano recital to ourselves without sharing with vocalists or strings. While I miss the chance to plan with my colleagues and support . . . → Read More: A New Tribal Mantra