Category Archives: Education

Viva La Opera!!

I attended an opera recently and the demographics of the audience’s average age was about 75 years old. Not that there’s anything wrong with that, but we need to educate our young about the joys and beauty of opera. 

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The Magic of Musical Expression

Written by guest blogger and Cornerstone student Silvana Ferrarin I remember a day in my sophomore year of high school when everything just fell apart. My parents had gotten into a fight at home, and I had just found out … Continue reading

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Introducing Classical Music to Kids

from August 30, 2011 MENC comment – Using popular music examples to introduce classical  music to kids Sometimes the best way to reach students in public school music classes who have never really been exposed to the beauty of classical music is … Continue reading

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Proposed Cuts to Middle School Music Programs

I have just read the sad news in the LA Times that Los Angeles Middle Schools will be cutting out some of their music classes as part of the effort to trim the school budget.  It is always music and … Continue reading

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