Trauma Informed Care in the Music Classroom

By Chiho Feindler

I was scheduled to meet a principal who was seeking to receive a grant of band instruments via Zoom in the spring of 2021.   She never showed up at the first meeting nor the rescheduled meeting in the same week.  By the time I was logging in to finally meet this principal, I was […]

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Each Box Opened is a New One Discovered

By Matt Ackerman

Music was very much a private joy to me before high school. When I was seven, I began playing my grandmother’s baby grand from the Clark Piano Company in Chicago, IL, which has been in my family for over 100 years. My elementary and middle school, unfortunately, did not have a band or music program, […]

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music and society

How Does Music Affect Society?

By Lia Peralta

Music has shaped cultures and societies around the world, passed down from generation to generation. It has the power to alter one’s mood, change perceptions, and inspire change. While everyone has a personal relationship with music, its effects on the culture...

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