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Music plays again for future teachers at Chico State

Chico >> Chico State University has reinstated its music education program after a three-year suspension. … In 2012, this newspaper reported on the suspension, and the then dean of the College of Humanities and Fine Arts Joel …

Will classical music exist for another generation?

Will classical music exist for another generation? If Karen Zorn has anything to do with it, it will thrive. “We don’t think of musicians as just performing artists,” Zorn, the president of Longy School of Music of Bard College, says. “We see them as agents of change...

Now’s the Time: A Story of Music, Education and Advocacy

Now’s the Time is the long-awaited memoir by Ned Corman, one of today’s leading music educators and arts leaders. Along with Rob Enslin, he weaves a series of vivid memories that spans more than 70 years and illustrates his abiding belief in the power of...

Scientific studies have proven that music is great food for the brain and although it is often one of the first programs on the chopping block for schools facing budget cuts, it’s important that children are exposed to music throughout their education. If your school is considering cutting funding for the music program, print out and show some of these articles to the school board to emphasize how critical it is to a child’s well-rounded development. Bookmark this page and check back here regularly to learn more about music advocacy and how to make the argument for music education.
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