Time to question the piano's outsized place in music education
When you look in a mirror, you expect to see yourself. Using the analogy of a mirror that reflects the values of a school gives a slightly different perspective. When…
African instruments are sophisticated and take considerable skill to make. They deserve the same respect as any fine instrument
Is reading notation always best? Learning to read words has some strong parallels
What's the difference between AMI marimbas in C and E Flat?
Music plays a huge part in how we think about ourselves. So it's smart to keep this in mind in the classroom
We're driven by our underlying values. But are they always best for our students?
A few basics about the mbira family
Why a limited key palette is not at all limiting
There are many parallels between Orff method and African musicking, with marimbas fitting nicely into both.