Music Ed Mondays – The Music Lesson (Part 2)

So, how did your homework go? Could you see Music? What did he/she look like? How are you connected to him/her*? This is one final essay and the student allowed me permission to use it.  It’s a long read, but I promise you, it’s worth it 🙂 ———————————- Music and I have a complex relationship.  There are times when we are inseparable, and times that we … Continue reading Music Ed Mondays – The Music Lesson (Part 2)

Music Ed Mondays – The Music Lesson (Part 1)

In our course, “The Fundamentals of Music,” we teach a novel called The Music Lesson by world-renowned bassist, Victor Wooten. There  are two provocative parts to that opening: 1) Fundamentals of Music? Yes, they take place in both Grade 11 and 12, split into Fundamentals I and II.  While they started as a theory and performance course (as a buffer to the performing ensembles), we’ve … Continue reading Music Ed Mondays – The Music Lesson (Part 1)