Ep. 144: Better Together – A #MusicEducationNation invitation from Scott Sheehan, NAfME President
Learn more about what NAfME is, the resources it offers, and how to collaborate as part of the greater “Music Education Nation” to advance the benefits of music for all. NAfME President Scott Sheehan shares his vision for his presidency and lessons learned from the pandemic.
Ep. 140: Intervals are all around us! How these Lego blocks of music inform our everyday experiences; with Rob Gronemann & Aaron Moe
Whether we realize it or not, intervals inform our perception of the everyday sounds of our lives. It is an interval that makes our national anthem unique, lets you know you’re in trouble with your mother, and gets your attention through a train whistle or siren. And then there’s that interval that was banned during the Renaissance…
Ep. 138: Classroom STEAM integration through music production & songwriting; with Writers Room U
Learn how schools are organically integrating STEAM education while differentiating their innovative offerings… and within their budget parameters. We discuss the benefits of bringing music production & songwriting into the classroom; why it’s such a hit with students, parents, and teachers alike; and resources to get started in your school.
Ep. 93: What happens when you combine space exploration & music? Bonus: The first space-earth duet! with Laurie Orth
Musician and space enthusiast Laurie Orth discovered the answer to this question serendipitously! Following her own passions and her students’ interests led Laurie to combine two STEAM disciplines, space exploration and music. The result produced learning greater than the sum of its parts, and blasted doors wide open to a new universe of connections and opportunities. Laurie shares some of her favorite resources, and discusses all things music-and-space – including what musical instruments are in the International Space Station, and what musician-astronauts play them.