Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Monday, October 14, 2013
"...'There’s nothing like music to teach you that eventually if you work hard enough, it does get better. You see the results.”'
That’s an observation worth remembering at a time when music as a serious pursuit — and music education — is in decline in this country.
Consider the qualities these high achievers say music has sharpened: collaboration, creativity, discipline and the capacity to reconcile conflicting ideas. All are qualities notably absent from public life..."
Read the whole piece here: http://nyti.ms/1bmgIhl.