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Making the Case for Music Theory


Getting funding is always a huge challenge for music teachers. And it can sometimes be hard to prove the value of incorporating music theory in a performance program. But that didn’t stop Jayne Marie Flores, doctoral candidate and band director at Faith Christian Academy from creating a cost/benefit analysis to make the case for Breezin’ Thru Theory.

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Fun with Music Theory … Imagine That!


When Thunder Mountain M.S. adopted a 1-to-1 technology initiative to better prepare students for the digital world, music director Sarah van Vegten started to explore how these Web-enabled devices might enhance student learning and shed some of the paperwork. At the same time, she was facing a challenge that many music teachers know all too well — her sixth-grade music elective enrolment numbers were declining. “It’s a real commitment to be in music.”

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