Community Music Schools as Advocates for Social Justice

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As music educators we know that music serves multiple functions across society. Music helps a community mourn the loss of a friend, it serves as a chant at a sporting event, it gives space for self-expression, it inspires a cause, and so much more. Music is found across all cultures, social strata, and races. It might be hip-hop, rap, orchestral, j...
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These impacts may contain the following: giving a general music learning program in a whitened area school district. We had market... Read More
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Studios are not just in living rooms anymore

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Sometimes the world brings people into your life who ignite your energy and restore your passion for teaching. Last February, on a sunny morning in Austin, Texas, last February, I met two such individuals, Wendy Kuo and Klondike Steadman, the executive directors and owners of The Orpheus Academy, a music school with 410 students employing more than...
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The many benefits of teaching in a large program

As musicians and music teachers, we are immersed in a field that necessarily comprises creativity, not just in the finished product of our art, but also in the way in which we accomplish that art. As such, there is an endless array of teaching environments and studio set-ups that can be tailored to facilitate the needs and dreams of any music teach...
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Partners in Time: You and Your Piano

Where Do You Teach and Why? Piano teachers are always looking for another angle. They have to! What works to motivate one of your students fails with another. The suggested fingering in a score may be awkward, so you try another one. This search for alternatives is also true when it comes to where we teach. Let's explore the possibilities. Now...
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