What Students Should Be Doing In the Audience

Even though it is often with a large group of people, getting up on stage and performing repertoire you have been working on for months can be exhilarating and nerve-wracking, and just a lot of fun. This is the time for you to demonstrate what you have been working towards, and to impress the audience. You have talent to showcase, and you expect the audience’s attention and respect — when you are in the audience, it is your duty to reciprocate that. Continue reading “What Students Should Be Doing In the Audience”

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Music In Our Schools Month® Is Over…

…but that does not mean that we should stop promoting the importance of music education. The National Association for Music Education has designated March as a month of celebration and recognition after the idea for the event was conceptualized and has expanded over the last few decades. Throughout this last month, my social media feeds were filled with inspirational quotes about music education, from various organizations that I follow and my friends that are involved with music. This is the kind of promotion that will encourage others to get involved and work to protect the arts. Continue reading “Music In Our Schools Month® Is Over…”