(News Alert!! Punxsutawney Phil's prediction for Winter was misquoted by fake news. He did not say, "Eight more weeks." His actual words were, "At least eight more weeks. Maybe more. Maybe MUCH more. We'll see.") Despite the weather we've had (brrr!!), the calendar says summer is waiting in the wings... so don't miss the early [...]
MusiKinesis: Teaching Music/Dance Connections University of Maryland - Baltimore County Performing Arts and Humanities Building Dance Department, Technology Studio -- 2nd Floor July 17-21, 2017 • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Tuition: $320; Early Registration (through May 31) $280 Maryland CPD Credits: 2 Musicians and dancers come together in this interdisciplinary course! Discover a vibrant way to [...]
‘’Often I thought to myself, what a mistake to call me a dancer – I am the magnetic centre to convey the emotional expression of the Orchestra.” - Isadora Duncan “I couldn’t move, I don’t even want to move, unless I hear the music first. I couldn’t move without a reason, and the reason is [...]
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18th Annual National Dance Education Organization Conference SPEAKING WITH OUR FEET: Advocating, Analyzing, and Advancing Dance Education October 6-10, 2016 - Hyatt Regency, Crystal City - Washington, D.C. metro area A Dancer's Approach to Dalcroze: Connections for Advocacy Friday, October 7th, 2016 - 12:45 pm In sharing the elements of time and energy, music and [...]
MusiKinesis® is happy to be sporting a little ®! The circled "R" signifies that MusiKinesis® is now a trademark, officially approved and registered with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. May we be the first to say, Woohoo!! :D
It's Music in Our Schools month. It's the 105th birthday of Clara Rockmore. So Google is featuring the Theremin and the Chrome Music Lab. FUN!!!
(Archived in Ideas to Try) About Elizabeth Walton Elizabeth Walton and Paul Taylor making "Paul Taylor: The Man Behind the Dance" (Photo: UMBC New Media Studio)I’ve been taking Beginning Modern classes with Elizabeth Walton, Associate Professor at UMBC. I love taking beginners’ classes, in part because I get to observe how other teachers introduce concepts of movement [...]
Thoughtful little animation from Born to Learn, part of John Abbott's ambitious 21st Century Learning Initiative.
This video (it will load here in a minute or so) shows an approach to early childhood education that values children's natural, inborn drive for play as key to development. After all, what children find fun is exactly what they need to be doing in order to thrive -- that's the design of evolution. There is no [...]