What a pleasure it was to have Anne Marie Patterson on the #MusicEdLove Observation Series! Anne Marie Patterson received a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Performance from Washington… Read more “Batman, Baby Shark, and Binder Clips with Anne Marie Patterson”
Goin to Nashville with Veronica Jackson
We kick off our Observation Series with veteran music educator: Veronica Jackson! We hope you enjoy this look into one of her 7th grade orchestra classes as… Read more “Goin to Nashville with Veronica Jackson”
Get Out and Observe REAL Teachers!
This episode is a reminder to everyone to do what you can to get out and observe REAL teachers with “Normal” students! It is the introductory episode… Read more “Get Out and Observe REAL Teachers!”
Music Teachers Needed! with Dr. Annalisa Chang
“If you see a student in your classroom who is willing to take on a leadership position, knows how to delegate, knows how to be in front… Read more “Music Teachers Needed! with Dr. Annalisa Chang”
Spark Some Joy!
Welcome back to an exciting new school year! In this podcast, we aim to get you off to a great start with a few overarching goals for… Read more “Spark Some Joy!”
Splash Zones at a Concert?!?!
As you know, I LOVE to have the audience as involved as possible. I am trying to think of advice for a friend to switch up the… Read more “Splash Zones at a Concert?!?!”
And the Cellists Came to Blows Over a Grand Pause…
Well… They didn’t actually come to blows over the grand pause… But they were close. There were words, that is for sure! Fighting words! And here’s the… Read more “And the Cellists Came to Blows Over a Grand Pause…”
He was so excited that he brought it right up to me at the beginning of class to show me that we have risen… We have risen to something popular! Yes, the orchdorks rise again…
Spread the Love: Mother Knows Best
We are here to do exactly that… We will stir and push and prod… We are here to bring them love and love, it stirs, it churns, and it inspires and breathes life. Stir away!”
Turning Down my Dream Job: A Dissertation Death Story (Sort of)
Either way, after mulling it over and over and over and over, I ended up turning the job down in favor of my current position. I spent so much of the summer fearing what might come…. And when I said, “You did an incredible job today!” They said “We can still do better.”