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Not all students are auditory learners. This is a fact that I have to re-learn every time I work with students. Since I am comfortable working in the realm of sound, I naturally assume other people view the world through this lens. Some do, but for almost anyone a visual reference can be essential to understanding how musical rhythms works.…

Are Arts Integrated learning approaches just "gimmicks?" Are there metrics currently in existence that can assess learning outcomes generated by arts based strategies? The answer, or at least some part of it, is being explored in New York City.

(click the article title to leave a comment!!!) We can all agree that learning about and playing music from a young age will enrich a child's life and have a positive impact on their future. The two videos below made me question whether a child's specific musical experiences have their own unique way of shaping that child's outlook and potential…

My pals Ali, Atman and Andy are the leaders of Holistic Life Foundation, a Baltimore non-profit focused on teaching mindfullness to children. I sometimes get over to Robert Coleman Elementary in West Baltimore to join them for their daily after-school program. Students receive tutoring and, during the second half of the afternoon, are coached in Yoga exercises. NBC Nightly News…

I am very happy to say that my audition to join the artist roster of Young Audiences of MD and the MD State Arts Council went quite well! I have been working towards today's audition for over a month. My program is a solo beatbox performance lasting 45 minutes. It is designed for students from kindergarten through eighth grade. The…

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