Creative Strings Podcast Ep. 42: Utilizing Music Therapy Techniques in Teaching Strings with Raquel Ravaglioli

CREATIVE STRINGS PODCASTExploring intersections between creativity, music education, string playing, DIY music business, and culture Christian Howes · Music Therapy Techniques for Teachers & Performers w/ Raquel Ravaglioli On Today's Episode... Join us with Guest Speaker Raquel Ravaglioli as we talk about her work on intergrating music therapy techniques into string teaching. Raquel Ravaglioli is Read more about Creative Strings Podcast Ep. 42: Utilizing Music Therapy Techniques in Teaching Strings with Raquel Ravaglioli[…]

Classical Music Education should Recognize & Respect Music of All Cultures

I’m calling out the music education establishment. Leadership is NOT just noncommittal statements of solidarity… ASTA, SAA, and other classical music institutions should acknowledge that “fine string playing and teaching” is NOT exclusive to or synonymous with playing classical music. I invite you to challenge them to acknowledge this. That false equivalency feels like a Read more about Classical Music Education should Recognize & Respect Music of All Cultures[…]

What White Musicians can do to heal the Racial Divide in America

If musicians are healers, then equity and justice should matter to us. Because -Teaching requires trying to respect and understand all students. – Playing music goes hand in hand with respecting the culture it comes from -Music should aspire to express love towards ourselves and others. As Michelle Obama said, it’s up to everyone… to Read more about What White Musicians can do to heal the Racial Divide in America[…]