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Shared Story: Reno Caneva (IL)

Posted by shannonk on Monday, June 3, 2013

Music Education should be a non-elective subject in all schools, especially middle school and high school. As a culture, we take for granted that since music is practically present every day of our lives , that it is freely obtained, … Read More »

Shared Story: Risa

Posted by shannonk on Wednesday, May 29, 2013

To Whom it may concern: I would like to address the issue of funding cuts to the Musical Arts curriculum in schools. I have 2 children, both whom have had their musical education greatly affect their lives. My daughter was … Read More »

Shared Story: Singing Loud- Even with a hearing loss

Posted by Kate H on Monday, May 20, 2013

I never expected to love music so much. It started in fourth grade when students were given the opportunity to begin learning an instrument. I considered doing the violin, but decided not to. In middle school, you are required to … Read More »

Shared Story: Why Music Education is important

Posted by Share Your Story on Monday, May 20, 2013

Music Education is vital to a well rounded education, and here is my story. My daughter just completed her sophomore year at the University of Illinois in Urbana Champaign. She is pursuing a degree in Music Education, but that is … Read More »

Share Your Story: Harriet E. Fiedler Music experience

Posted by Share Your Story on Monday, May 20, 2013

Music education has been an important part of my life from the day I was born. My parents instilled a love of music in me and as soon as I was old enough to participate in our church children’s choir … Read More »