3 Reasons Why Now — More Than Ever — America Needs Music in its Schools

Cicero, the great philosopher, held that one of The Six Mistakes of Man was “Insisting that a thing is impossible because we cannot accomplish it.” When I think something not doable, more importantly, when I fear my students think something not doable, I always remember the affirmation of Wernher von Braun, considered the father of the U. S. space program, “I have learned to use the word ‘impossible’ with the […]

 

How Parents Can “Reboot” Their Child’s Interest in Playing a Musical Instrument After Taking Summer Off

Cicero, the great philosopher, held that one of The Six Mistakes of Man was “Insisting that a thing is impossible because we cannot accomplish it.” When I think something not doable, more importantly, when I fear my students think something not doable, I always remember the affirmation of Wernher von Braun, considered the father of the U. S. space program, “I have learned to use the word ‘impossible’ with the […]

 

A Beginning-of-Year Welcome Letter to New Music Parents

Cicero, the great philosopher, held that one of The Six Mistakes of Man was “Insisting that a thing is impossible because we cannot accomplish it.” When I think something not doable, more importantly, when I fear my students think something not doable, I always remember the affirmation of Wernher von Braun, considered the father of the U. S. space program, “I have learned to use the word ‘impossible’ with the […]

 

How Parents can Change Their Family Tree Through Their Child’s Music Education

Cicero, the great philosopher, held that one of The Six Mistakes of Man was “Insisting that a thing is impossible because we cannot accomplish it.” When I think something not doable, more importantly, when I fear my students think something not doable, I always remember the affirmation of Wernher von Braun, considered the father of the U. S. space program, “I have learned to use the word ‘impossible’ with the […]

 

An End-of-Year Letter to New Music Parents

Cicero, the great philosopher, held that one of The Six Mistakes of Man was “Insisting that a thing is impossible because we cannot accomplish it.” When I think something not doable, more importantly, when I fear my students think something not doable, I always remember the affirmation of Wernher von Braun, considered the father of the U. S. space program, “I have learned to use the word ‘impossible’ with the […]

 

Retaining Low Brass Students

Cicero, the great philosopher, held that one of The Six Mistakes of Man was “Insisting that a thing is impossible because we cannot accomplish it.” When I think something not doable, more importantly, when I fear my students think something not doable, I always remember the affirmation of Wernher von Braun, considered the father of the U. S. space program, “I have learned to use the word ‘impossible’ with the […]