Articles about History

A Music Educator’s First-Hand Account of the Struggle To Reform American Education (1953-2018)
Contributions to Music Education (2019) Vol. 44, No. 1-2, pp. 185-199

This article provides the author’s thoughts concerning nine major events, reports, and pieces of legislation that have shaped American education over the past 65 years. It also lists several lessons he has learned from these efforts. In addition, a number ...

The Symphonies of Death: Music at the End-of-Life
Canadian Music Educator (2016) Vol. 57, No. 2, pp. 54-55

In this issue of the Canadian Music Educator, I have chosen to write about a topic that is often not discussed and can even at times still he seen as taboo: Death. The focus of this paper is on the ...

Observations on Lutherie
Soundboard (2016) Vol. 42, No. 1, pp. 8-13