The Learning Renaissance

Recognize the Divine in the Everyday: Making the Most of Our Learning Opportunities

Captivate Your Music Students 🙂

In 2007, acclaimed concert violinist, Joshua Bell attempted a musical/social experiment. Normally you would pay hundreds of dollars to hear Joshua play with the best symphony orchestras in the best concert halls but on this day, he played the Bach solo sonatas in the New York Metro Subway for an hour. Thousands of people passed by and paid no attention. Some children stopped to listen but were dragged away by their parents. Most people rushing about their daily lives overlooked a great musical and spiritual experience.

How often do we overlook a student with great potential or passion to create music or art in our rush to get through the lesson plan or routine in a school day? How often do students look past an inspirational teacher with a great life story and rich experience to share, because they are focused in just attaining a mark or they might be…

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