Category Archives: arts administration

“…concert A is 440.”

“Music educators cannot sit by unconcernedly, during these times of enormous and rapid change, content to know that the scale still numbers 12 half steps and concert A is 440” (Kaplan, 1966, p. v). This quote seems as timely today … Continue reading

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Music ed serves many purposes

I am drawn toward a pluralist perspective on the purpose, importance, and placement of music in our public and private lives. Music education sits at an intersection of interpretive and critical epistemologies. I understand music to be an opportunity that … Continue reading

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A recreo-connection

In the years following World War I, records indicate increased arts-based activities as part of the national recreation service profession.  In 1929 alone, over 23,000 requests for promotional literature on drama, music, and general recreation were solicited of the Playground … Continue reading

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