Weekly Digest: Institute for Musicianship and Public Service, Lorna McGhee, Make Mistakes!

March 6, 2012

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Institute for Musicianship and Public Service
Are you a musician interested in combining your artistry with public service? You may be a candidate for our four-day professional development opportunity, May 31 through June 3, supported by the Mellon Foundation. Applications are due by March 23. Learn more HERE.

CALL FOR WORKS FOR FLUTE

Final Call for Works: The Arcomis International Flute Event 2011

Composers are invited to submit scores for inclusion in a new print and online publication being launched to celebrate the Flute. This is the culmination of a year-long collection of scores that began in the run up to The Arcomis International Flute Event 2011, an international music festival that took place in Cardiff at BBC Hoddinott Hall and Wales Millennium Centre on April 1-3, 2011. Deadline
Monday March 19, 2012

Info can be found here

BLOG POSTS AND ARTICLES OF INTEREST

I dare you not to cry:  classical music and critical thinking

Celebrating Charles Mingus

Make Mistakes!  What Alexander Technique teaches about experimenting and creativity

Surprise! Arts programs help students improve in all areas

BOOK OF THE WEEK
(blog posts about this book coming soon, it’s an amazing book for any teacher working in urban settings)

Teaching with Poverty in Mind: What Being Poor Does to Kids’ Brains and What Schools Can Do about It, by Eric Jensen

[http://www.amazon.com/Teaching-Poverty-Mind-Brains-Schools/dp/1416608842

http://www.jlcbrain.com/

VIDEOS OF THE WEEK

Thanks to John Rayworth on the FLUTE list for sharing these:

Flutist Lorna McGhee at British Flute Society Concert at the Royal Academy of Music, London

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