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Confessions of a Serial Songwriter: Shouting out to a Teacher Who Changed My Life

Shelly Peiken | Posted 10.14.2014 | Education
Shelly Peiken

He humored me and assigned me to the right (as opposed to the left) side of the bleachers with the sopranos. I strained to reach the notes.

Why Music Teachers Matter

Mallory McDuff, Ph.D. | Posted 02.18.2014 | Religion
Mallory McDuff, Ph.D.

This is a story of a recital, but it's also a story of how light created by music can guide us home to gratitude. To me, these lessons are even more powerful than recent research that reveals the positive impact of music on children's cognitive abilities.

To Roy With Love

Robin Hardman | Posted 11.05.2013 | Parents
Robin Hardman

I am continually impressed with the dedication, creativity and energy many of my kids' teachers bring to their work. I am frankly amazed at the things my kids know. But if I had to choose the one teacher in my son's life most deserving of a lifetime achievement award, I'd pick Roy Nathanson.

Grammys Finally Include New Group In Awards

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 04.10.2013 | Entertainment

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Music teachers are now eligible for a Grammy honor of their own. Recording Academy president Neil Portnow says the grou...

An Orchestra For The Man We Feared, Loved

New York Times | JOANNE LIPMAN | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The other day, I found myself rummaging through a closet, searching for my old viola. This wasn't how I'd planned to spend the afternoon. I hadn't giv...