Cheryl Kinion

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Beatbox: World Music Drumming 101

How playing an instrument benefits your brain - Anita Collins

Why is Sheet Music Still Necessary in Music Education? Part 2

This is a sequel to my previous piece, "Why is Sheet Music Still Necessary in Music Education?," which must be read as much for the comments as for the piece itself. Truth is, I know the piece came across as a bit inflammatory and was expecting some of the pushback that I got. What I didn't expect …

Music education is out of tune with how young people learn

By focusing on exams, and undervaluing informal approaches to music, we are preventing young people reaching their full musical potential<p>What’s the best way to learn music? For many, progression is best measured by the formal exam journey – from the treasured early prize of grade 1 through to the …

Why is Sheet Music Still Considered Necessary for Music Education?

<i>All four Beatles. Elvis Presley. Jimi Hendrix. Jimmy Page. Eric Clapton. B.B. King. Stevie Ray Vaughan. The Bee Gees. Eddie Van Halen. Robert Johnson. Slash. Angus Young of AC/DC. Tony Iommi of Black Sabbath. Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine. Adam Jones of Tool. James Hetfield of Metallica.</i> …

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How to Improve Music Classes in a New Era of Education

In a rare moment of bipartisanship, last month Congress passed the much-anticipated Every Student Succeeds act and with a stroke of his pen, …

Watch Jon Hamm, Matthew McConaughey, and More “Audition” for Star Wars

See also: Vanessa Bayer and Kyle Mooney doing their best J.Law and Shia LaBeouf impressions.<p>It seems half of Hollywood wanted to be in <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>, and really, who could blame them? <b>J.J. Abrams’s</b> sequel resurrected a long-beloved franchise with the perfect combination of old friends …

Tony Awards Close-Up: Lin-Manuel Miranda Tells Us Why He is the Lobster Inside the HAMILTON Pot

<b>He has won a Pulitzer Prize, appeared on the cover of Time Magazine, performed on the Grammy Awards... and that's all just in the past few months.</b> …

SOMETHING ROTTEN's Brian d'Arcy James Bids Classy Farewell During Final Bow

Brian d'Arcy James gave his final performance in his Tony nominated role of "Nick Bottom" in Broadway's SOMETHING ROTTEN on Sunday, May 29th. During …

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