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Music Education and Beck’s Song Reader

For those interested, my column on Nathaniel Braddock’s great Beck Song Reader class at the Old Town School of Folk Music is now out. Here’s a link to a free version (draft, pre-press), and there’s a version behind a Sage paywall here (free … Continue reading

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John Dewey’s 1902 Fight for Music Education

That the history of fighting for music education programs goes back over one hundred years is disheartening, but it is a comfort to realize that educators often had amazing allies. During a research visit to the Center for Dewey Studies I came across … Continue reading

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Media and Music Education (NAfME Philosophy SRIG)

I will present this week at the National Association for Music Education conference, part of the Philosophy Special Research Interest Group. As the theme is media, my initial five-minute allotment will be filled by playing the following video, which will … Continue reading

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