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“You gotta draw the audience in… You’re always going somewhere, You are the ocean, you are the waves, the tide never stops, if the tide stops, the world would fall!”
Today we welcome my own former music teacher, Mrs. Gayley Hautzenroeder. Mrs. H will talk about how to win over your administration, giving students responsibilities and roles… Read more “Episode 6: Teaching Love through Music with Gayley Hautzenroeder”
This episode is called “Boredom Busters Part II: Round and Round and Round We Go” and today I will give you a few more ideas for building… Read more “#MusicEdLove Podcast Episode 5: Boredom Busters Part II – Round and Round and Round We Go”
This episode is called “There’s No Place Like Home” and today we will discuss why it is so important to make and acknowledge mistakes in the classroom,… Read more “#MusicEdLove Episode 3: There’s No Place Like Home”
In this episode, we will have Tony Burriss speaking on Building a Community of Music Lovers, on the journey from band director to West Tennessee Band and… Read more “#MusicEdLove Podcast – Episode 2: Building a Community of Music Lovers with Tony Burriss”
Our very existence is threatened annually, and we cry out at the inequity of the threat, and yet many continue to only value the talented ones. You may be thinking, “This isn’t true though!” but I urge you to sit down with a big group of music educators and listen. Listen carefully, because once your eyes and ears are open to the exclusionary trends within this field, you will notice more and more that what we often do is segregate our own students into the talented and supported versus the “untalented” and underrepresented, whether we do it intentionally or not, it is there.