Monday, May 18, 2009

A World of Music

I just read a really good blog post by Ed Pearlman at

Here is just a taste:

Expose your students–and yourself–to as many styles of music as possible. If you are involved in a fixed curriculum, plan some times to step out of it and include something different.

Every style of playing music embraces players of top quality. Find them or recordings of them and let your students listen, and it’s of course educational for us as teachers as well. We need to set the example for students to be exposed to a variety of styles, whether readily available or not.

Check out the rest of the article at There is some really good insights into exposing your students to all different types of music.

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