I’m tired of being stomped like a foot-action player piano and then being told I’m empowered and improvising.
When Sistema isn’t as easy as pie
On the drive back from the Reframing El Sistema conference in Baltimore, my students and I stopped for pie in Washington DC. Over a very delicious and savoury slice of steak and chile (really) I took the opportunity to ask a freshman cellist what she had thought of the conference. Her response was brutal: “I … Continue reading When Sistema isn’t as easy as pie
The Two (Ivory) Towers
If you're an educator trying to lead a Sistema program, here's my suggestion for what to keep in mind.
Bonfire of the Inanities – International censorship in Sistema
Who's telling you what to read or think?