Teaching Creativity Through Improvisation

Teaching Creativity Through Improvisation It would seem odd that a music educator would say to a student, “be creative”.  Isn’t that what music performance is about, being creative?  Yes and no.  The answer to this question lies in your definition of creativity.  Is creativity the ability to create something that no one else has done […]

Washers, Dryers, and Music Education

My wife and I purchased our first washer and dryer from funds we received from wedding gifts.  This was one of the first, and biggest, declamations we made as we moved into marital bliss, “we are officially married folk”.  We were thinking that this would be great way to spend our wedding gifts.  My father-in-law […]