Some quick background… What follows is a brief personal statement I shared at our first departmental music education research colloquium at IU this Fall. Each faculty member had an opportunity to share their thoughts about the intersections between artistry and various aspects of music education. It was terrific fun to hear everyone’s perspective and an energizing… Read More Artistry and Music Education
“I believe that the purpose of art is to come up with ways to transform the most negative instincts into creative instincts.” This is one of the most simple, powerful, and inspiring short videos I’ve seen in a while. Enjoy.
Are you a nerd looking for a good read? This is a quick post about the reading I’ve been lucky enough to squeeze in this summer, maybe your nerdy side will enjoy some of it too. It’s been a great summer of family time at home, trips to see friends and family afar, outdoor activity,… Read More Need summer reading ideas for nerds? Look no further!
One of the most exhilarating yet, enigmatic things about teaching, learning and researching music is trying to comprehend the sheer variety of ways that musical experiences can be meaningful to people. Over the past few months I’ve found myself coming back again and again to three “tunes” that have been part of my listening repertoire… Read More Beauty, Motion, and Home – Listening to Music