Category: Music Education Blog

Posting by Craig and guest educators about music education, music appreciation and mentoring children and students.

Herding Kittens with Brain Gym®

(Guest post by local Portland violin teacher Diane Lovejoy) One day I was poking around Barnes & Noble looking for some materials to assist me in teaching young children. As a private violin teacher, I had recently been asked to start a new violin program at a preschool where I would teach about 12 kids …

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12/3/2012: Why should my child have a music education?

There are standard courses that we all know should be a part of a well balanced education – math, English, history and science among others. Sports and/or exercise are also important for a child’s development. A music education is not usually on the tip of the tongue when basics are discussed. There are some very …

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