The true test of our teaching – the real measure of our time with our students – can be summed up in the words of Ann Landers when she said, “It is not what you do for your children, but what you have taught them to do for themselves, that will make them successful human beings.” A sentiment which is at once exciting, daunting, stimulating, overwhelming, powerful and awesome.

Peter Loel Boonshaft, Director of Education
KHS America

 

About the Author

Dr. Boonshaft is the author of the critically acclaimed best-selling books Teaching Music with Passion, Teaching Music with Purpose, and Teaching Music with Promise. Dr. Boonshaft is currently on the faculty of Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, where he is Professor of Music and Director of Bands. He has also been named Director of Education for KHS America. He was honored by the National Association for Music Education and Music For All as the first recipient of the “George M. Parks Award for Leadership in Music Education.”

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