Tag Archives: creative

Yes/No Questions

As I was suggesting a new exercise the other day, one of the students asked: Why do we need to do it? We know it already. ”I was confused for a moment. Usually I encourage my students to ask questions, … Continue reading

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Four Pillars

To Leland Means Early in my career I was teaching a high school student whose main interest was visual art. One day, her mother told me her daughter was worried that I was upset with her or frustrated because she … Continue reading

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The Fish, the Frog, the Bird and the Bear

The workshop on Creativities in Practice at the Musiclearninglive conference was one of my favorite events. In this workshop, Pamela Burnard, Anna Houmann and Eva Saether challenged us with questions about our own creativity. It was an experience, an event. … Continue reading

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A Foggy Thought

A Foggy thought about The Role of the Fog in the Creative Process I was on my way from Logan Airport to New Hampshire. The weather was foggy and driving seemed difficult. Luckily enough I was sitting in the back … Continue reading

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Artist as Agent of Change

To Anna Shapira The Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance is one of the smallest academic institutions in Israel. Yet, within five years of its existence, the JAMD Community Outreach Program has twice received The Council of Higher Education Award. … Continue reading

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