“First Day Butterflies” by Dorothy Cresswell on Tuneful Tuesdays

Today’s Tuneful Tuesday song comes from Dorothy Cresswell who shared “First Day Butterflies” written expressly for the first day of school! “(This song) acknowledges that although the beginning of school is exciting, we have mixed feelings about it.”, says Dorothy. “At my school, I collected my class at the bus door. Right there at the […]

CMN Mid-Atlantic Honors Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer

CMN Mid-Atlantic Honors Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer On April 9, 2017, The Children’s Music Network (CMN) Mid-Atlantic Region held a Tribute Luncheon at El Golfo Restaurant in Silver Spring, MD, honoring the musical duo Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer. In a warm, informal setting, these children’s and family music trailblazers generously shared stories and […]

How Should We Measure Success In Music Education? By Duane Whitcomb

Today’s reflection comes from Duane Whitcomb, co-founder of FiddleQuest, an on-line violin curriculum for students and teachers that enhances ear-training for social and performance playing. Let’s check out his great perspective on measuring success in music education. Music education is a long haul. It usually takes many years for a student to learn to play an […]