Category Archives: music education

The Power of Music: Getting Through These Times with the Help & Healing of Music

Week 7 of coronavirus shutdown. Life has changed so quickly, and in a way that was probably unimaginable even at the beginning of March. Whether you’re homeschooling, working remotely, have been laid off, or are an essential or healthcare worker putting in those terrifying hours day-in and day-out—you are likely stressed. You are likely struggling […]

Building Community and Resisting Isolation Through Music

As we grow more and more isolated, each of us enveloped in our own social media, entertainment, political and work bubbles, we get more and more depressed, disconnected, and prone to conflict. It’s now common knowledge that social media, the technology ostensibly developed to “bring people closer together,” in fact alienates people from each other. […]

Musical Diversity as Human Diversity

It’s hard not to open up the news these days–or reach out to your conservative cousin–and be filled with a paralyzing sense of horror and dread. People seem to be retreating ever further into their own little tribal groups. Republicans vs. Democrats; The 1% vs. Working People. And this is to say nothing of the […]