Tag Archives: teacher

Teachers: An Endangered Species

The last video in the DriveADoubleBass series went on the air. I have received many nice comments and I am very grateful to those people who took the time to tell me what they have learned and say they wish … Continue reading

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To Be and To Love

In the last lesson of our class, Teaching is an Art, we did a little exercise in perception: I was showing excerpts from a film and I asked my students to write down every little thing they noticed. I was … 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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Separation

In Memoriam Mark Kopytman A few months ago, Mark Kopytman passed away. Prof. Kopytman was one of Israel’s most important composers and composition teachers. Many of today’s composers in Israel have studied with him. Mark was a wonderful person and … Continue reading

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Imagine

Musiclearninglive 2012 conference in London was a great experience. It was wonderful to meet all these people who really care about music and about education. It was enlightening to learn what happens in other countries and it was also comforting, … Continue reading

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The Garden

Many times, when we use the term music education, I feel embarrassed. I know what music is, but what is education? I read once in one of my Zen books that a teacher is like a good bonfire: while it … Continue reading

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