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Porch/Patio Lessons – A Student’s View

Another student of mine, Catherine, came to her first in-person lesson yesterday since the quarantine began. It was a hotter day so we moved from the porch to the shadier patio in back. Catherine ordinarily has a joyful smile. But this day her smile was even ‘smilier’. Mine was too. It was so good to… Continue reading Porch/Patio Lessons – A Student’s View

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An Issue of Access by Julia Heinen

Notes from Diana: Some time ago I asked colleagues what is necessary to help music majors become better prepared for our 21st century world. Many great ideas were suggested. One interesting conversation developed around the audition process for incoming college students, and how the current system might discourage students who do not have the privileges… Continue reading An Issue of Access by Julia Heinen