Category Archives: mused

  • After the Review

    Posted on February 24, 2014 by in Curriculum, mused, Uncategorized

    Edit: The NCCAS review, once submitted, cannot be updated (and I’ve already done mine). If anyone wants to borrow my structure below and submit it, you are welcome to steal! There is one week left to review the new National Core Arts Standards. If you haven’t yet taken the time, please do the review today! […]

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  • Vision for Music Education Part II

    Posted on July 5, 2013 by in Curriculum, mused, Orff, Uncategorized

    In my previous post Vision for Music Education I laid out my argument for what I see as the purpose of music education, and did so in the context of the new draft national music standards. After reading other blogs, comments here, and the ongoing facebook and twitter conversations surrounding the drafts, I feel the […]

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  • Organizational Change in the 21st Century

    Posted on July 5, 2013 by in Curriculum, mused

    I am involved right now in two meaningful and somewhat parallel discussions online. The first is the discussion over the new draft National Standards for Music Education, sponsored by NAfME but organized through the National Coalition for Core Arts Standards. The second is a discussion about another organization of which I am an active member, […]

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  • Busy Fall!!!

    Posted on October 29, 2011 by in mused, Orff

    This fall has been one of the busiest and most rewarding of my professional career. At school (Price Lab/NU), I had three concerts this month (3-5, 6-8, & 9-12), took two students through the All-State audition procedure (one was recalled, one accepted), helped the sixth grade and fifth grade write a rap and a song […]

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