Weekly Digest of Inspired Writings: Why Music Matters, Who Makes You Uncomfortable?, What Music Can Learn from Baseball, Trust the Young
May 15, 2011
Watch music students embrace the joy of the creative process
El Sistema arrives in the Bahamas
Tune Up Philly (El Sistema inspired program) receives $300,000!
Spotlight on the San Francisco Youth Orchestra
Here are 10 reasons why teaching the arts is critical in a 21st century world
The White House Panel Calls for more investing in arts education and at the same time the House Introduces Education Reform Legislation That Would Eliminate All Arts in Education Funding
Lisa Canning on the role of the arts in building leadership and economic strength
And find out how much the arts boosts our local economy
Then help out Art Does Good on Kickstarter
Read up on some great news for Pittsburgh: Lorna McGhee is the new principal flutist of Pittsburgh Symphony and some equally great news for Seattle with Demarre McGill named as the their new principal flutist
Looking for work? International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) is looking for a Development Director
Ask yourself: How do you bridge the gulf between personal practice and public performance?
And then: ok for reaching new audiences, but what’s wrong with the current audience?
And do you think classical music is doomed?
Turn your good ideas into great results
Then ask yourself: what if the world’s future depended on my decisions?
Is someone making you uncomfortable? Could be good for you says Seth Godin
Innovation is a process, create a revolution!
And see how boredom can drive innovation
And finally, learn how muscle memory works and how it affects your success
Video of the Week:
Jack Stamp on Why Music Matters