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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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Carnegie Hall

They say that anyone can do anything. It is only a question of how hard they work. But is it a matter of practice? What about talent? Can I learn to do something I have no talent for? I always … 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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