Art, music programs struggle to survive

Art, music programs struggle to survive

Art, music programs struggle to survive Chattanooga Times Free Press Friday, September 18, 2009 By: Perla Trevizo Fiddle-eye-fee says the cat, its voice ringing from a musical triangle. Chimmy-chuck clucks the hen, her voice bonking off a woodblock. Those instruments...

BOSTON GLOBE SUNDAY MAGAZINE

Pressure-cooker kindergarten A new emphasis on testing and test preparation — brought on by politicians, not early education experts — is hurting the youngest students. By Patti Hartigan | August 30, 2009 Christine Gerzon is the epitome of a kindergarten...

Music Advocacy’s Top Ten for Parents

1. In a 2000 survey, 73 percent of respondents agree that teens who play an instrument are less likely to have discipline problems.?- Americans Love Making Music – And Value Music Education More Highly Than Ever, American Music Conference, 2000. ?2. Students who can...

Music Advocacy’s Top Ten Quotes

1. “During the Gulf War, the few opportunities I had for relaxation I always listened to music, and it brought me great peace of mind. I have shared my love of music with people throughout this world, while listening to the drums and special instruments of the Far...