What’s the point of the extra time on music if we’re not willing to use it differently?
Three South Americans reach out across 7000km with extraordinary results
ISME 2014 and the Sistema Special Interest Group have both drawn to their conclusion in Porto Alegre. Here, for your reading enjoyment, are the relative highlights. And the lowlights.
This was not the same orchestra. There was a technical and musical assurance, a mental flexibility, a level of intellectual discipline that was evident in every measure they played.
Teachers, like publishers, are gatekeepers. Both entities make difficult choices in terms of what content to present, in terms of what perspectives to privilege. But unlike publishers, teachers do not make these choices based on profitability.
Triple the effectiveness of your Sistema program with this one weird trick!
And now for something completely different: a little ray of Mexican sunshine to warm your January
A drunk-driving rich white kid in Texas inspires a new formula for the valuation of Sistema programs.
Material vs. spiritual poverty - what's the target, and why might it matter?
It has been incredibly gratifying to watch her musical awakening, how music and sound have become a source of genuine pleasure and joy.