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It’s been another good week for music education articles and my favourites have largely fallen into a theme of ‘the purpose of music education’. The articles this week talk of advocacy, the contribution of music to the development of one of the world’s biggest technology companies, putting aside school systems and the importance of relationships.
Peter Greene: Stop “defending” music education
Miguel Helft: How music education influenced Larry Page
Jane Werry: Cutting some slack
Abigail D’Amore: Relationships matter
No directions had been given, no worksheets handed out, no music leader stood over them until they got it right, instead two people instinctively connected and communicated through the shared experience of a musical activity.