3 Business Skills Every Music Educator Should Know

by Elisa Janson It’s no secret that many of us are entering our first music teaching jobs only to find that we haven’t been fully trained for the many aspects of our job. We have spent years in the mastery of our music and pedagogy, only to realize that many of our required tasks have … Continue reading 3 Business Skills Every Music Educator Should Know

Breaking the Tradition of Imitation: Creativity in Music Education and Performance

By Alice Kanack Years ago, while teaching my way through college, I made a discovery so  powerful it became a lifelong passion. It began with a young violinist who  requested tutoring because he couldn’t read music. His school orchestra wouldn’t allow him to join unless he could overcome this obstacle. Unfortunately, I discovered this child seemed to … Continue reading Breaking the Tradition of Imitation: Creativity in Music Education and Performance