What Does The Movie AUGUST RUSH Have To Do With The Current And Future States Of Music Education?

Owen Bradley posted a very thought provoking article about what he experienced as a music educator after seeing the movie August Rush.   His questions and statments made me think quite a bit about the future and current state of music education and technology.   So as usual…I wrote… and wrote… and wrote…. in his comment section.  You know WRITING really does clarify thought! ;)

Jump on over to the Digital Music Educator’s website and his article about August Rush and JOIN the conversation today!Joe Pisano

               Joe Pisano

Joseph M. Pisano, Ph.D. is the creator of many education websites, a lecturer, clinician, trumpeter, and conductor. He is currently the Associate Chair of Music and Director of Bands in the Calderwood School of Arts at Grove City College in PA. He been named a TI:ME Teacher of the Year, received the JEN Jazz Educator Award and the PA Citation of Excellence. He is a past Vice President of the Technology Institute for Music Educators and the current Vice-President of the PA Intercollegiate Bandmasters Association. He also writes for DCI Magazine, Teaching Music Magazine, and is the Educational Editor for In-Tune Monthly Magazine; he has contributed hundreds of articles to various publications. Find out more at his website jpisano.com.
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