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Response to "The Value of a Music Degree"

Monday, July 16, 2012

Guest Blogger Dee Braxton-Pellegrino owns a horse farm in NC and works as a professional musician. She’s sharing a blog in response to Alberta’s post "The Value of a Music Degree".

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Notes from a Suzuki Mom: Alignment Enlightenment

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

I'm in awe of Nerissa Nields's latest post for our music blog. It's perhaps a cliche these days among teachers and parents to say – however true it may be – something like "My students (or daughter) actually teaches me." Nerissa certainly borrows…

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The O'Connor Method: Joy, Creativity and Cool Cabbage!

Monday, June 18, 2012

Our guest blogger Ashley Liberty teaches violin at Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart in Miami, Florida in addition to maintaining an impressive performance career in which she's been Concertmaster for the Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra and…

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Shinichi Suzuki – The Man and the Violin Method

Friday, June 01, 2012
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The Value of a Music Degree

Friday, May 04, 2012

The Value of a Music Degree – Redux

Posted by Val Jaskiewicz 

Six years ago, SHAR apprentice Alberta Barnes posted a blog entitled, “The Value of a Music Degree”. That single article has proven to be the most popular blog SHAR has ever posted.…

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SHAR's 3rd Annual String Quartet Competition

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

SHAR Music is proud to announce the winners of its third annual Quartet Competition!

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The Ice Cream Pedagogue

Friday, March 09, 2012
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The Miranda July Generation

Monday, February 20, 2012

Music and arts education programs matter because they engage the bizarre and beautiful creativity of Generation Y.So, I've been thinking about education recently. Entries on the joys and trials of being a Suzuki Mom have flooded my inbox (send…

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For Parents: Why Music?

Friday, February 17, 2012

Playing a string instrument is a tremendous investment for both the student and the teacher. Money, time, energy ... so is it worth it? Based on my own experience, I believe that this sacrifice is one that reaps endless rewards.

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Get Your Art On: October is National Arts and Humanities Month

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Though much of the rhetoric about American schools has been focused on math and science, test scores, and the growing gap between the quality of education in the United States and other first-world nations, the value of the arts and humanities in…

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