With several incidents of conductors stopping performances for children (this article from Dayton) and cell phones (seemingly the only way to make the news these days), it begs the question especially in the case of children: is there something short of ostracizing them (and their parents) that can be done to allow quiet in a [...]
Tag Archives | arts education
Creativity is not only for the artists. A patron interfaces with an arts institution long before they get there, and time and time again the visitors guidelines and etiquette policies read as though buying a ticket is a passport to not being able to do anything coupled with an assumption that you know nothing, and [...]
I’m in the midst of the busiest schedule of my life in Lake Placid and in Syracuse, with 3 (this week 5) concerts a week till mid August, but that doesn’t mean there is no time to be moved….just not much time to write about it! Yesterday something struck me and a friend shared with [...]
Ernest Fleischmann passed and I had one treasured experience with him that I want to share, but first to Terry Teachout. Terry I say thank you for your article raising the question of eliminating regional orchestras, yes thank you! He opened an even bigger debate than in my Context/Urtext post (it is somewhat related) which [...]
It’s about Artistic excellence, We want to be the best orchestra this side of the…(insert iconic river or Great Lake here!), We’ve practiced, practiced, practiced…now we want to go to Carnegie Hall. How many times do you hear how great an Executive and/or Music Director wants their orchestra to be, but what does great actually [...]
The word success is defined for many in the performing arts as the accomplishing of a personal goal, to be continuously engaged, to reach higher positions, to be critically acclaimed and all of the above. Is it really success when it is only about ourselves? Is success not something that also given from ourselves to [...]
It’s nowhere near the 21st day of March yet Die Älte Mensch has been making his presence felt in my life in the most interesting of ways. When that happens my mind immediately moves to the topic of Arts Education.
My class brings current blog posts and/or articles to debate, 3 on Tuesday and 3 on Thursday. In the clips below first Mackenna and I discuss the perception of what an entrepreneur is from an article by David Cutler, author of the soon to be released Savvy Musician. Then 3 of them on Tuesday brought [...]
Looking for something?
- Bill Eddins: I would love to have the chance to correspond, fri...
- Fergus McWilliam: Bill, if you have any further questions about our ...
- Barbarossa: When I was growing up, the members of the Minneapo...
- richyard: I meant no offence. But I think that future audien...
- Bill Eddins: real music educators? i hope you are not implying...
- cmm20101vinobasale: Where, pray tell, is the musician's union in this...
- IT’S SCHOENBERG’S FAULT! June 27, 2012
- It needs to be about CONTEXT not URTEXT!!!! May 26, 2010
- Minnesota – A Calamity in One Tragic Act December 3, 2012
- Bill’s Rules for the Industry January 14, 2013
- The Sinking of the Minnesota March 17, 2012
- Kill The NEA November 3, 2010
- Something Old, New, Borrowed, and Blue State May 10, 2013
- If It’s Broke, Don’t Fix It May 6, 2013
- From Sam With Love April 26, 2013
- An Open Letter to Norman Lebrecht April 17, 2013
- The Nuclear Option April 11, 2013
- Through the Looking Glass March 22, 2013