Today& Art Bit: & classical music has endured because it has been made American. Talk to anyone who performs, composes, promotes, or organizes anything in this field and the blaze is palpable. It is not a profession for the apathetic.
Playlists - putting this on this board because of the last one. and because Eye of the Tiger and ACDC are now irrevocably linked with Supernatural in my mind (the song for absolutely everything: Carry on my Wayward Son!
The American school system is not here to educate us or to encourage us to learn; it's here to keep us in line and silent. It's here to keep us from deviating and being our own people and forming our own ideas.
This FREE cheat sheet is great to print out and hand to beginning string students: violin, viola, cello, and bass. I asked my students to keep this in their music folder so that they can reference it during rehearsal and when theyre practicing at home.