From the White House, we’ve heard that certain fantasies are “alternative facts.” This might be acceptable in a high school musical.
Students decide early in life if they have any musical “talent,” and that predicts whether they take music classes later. They don’t see music ability as a skill.
An art show at Hinsdale Central put a lot of work, and emotion, in the creations. It made quite an impression, as many pieces dealt with contemporary issues.
The amount of gun violence in PG-13 movies has gone up over the last 30 years, compared to that in R-rated movies, which has remained relatively constant.
At a Catholic high school, it’s easy to perform sacred music at a choir concert. Public schools, too, often perform sacred music. Good thing.
If you play a musical instrument (or two…), you response time to sensory stimuli may be faster than it is for non-musicians. No causation here, just an interesting correlation.
Marching units have been announced for President Trump’s inaugural parade. Some supporters aren’t happy about it.
21 marching bands filled the air in Pasadena with music and entertained a TV audience of millions for the 128th Tournament of Roses Parade.
Our list of all the musicals expected to be performed at IL high schools this spring is getting longer. Please let us know if we missed yours.
Researchers wonder whether a conductor is clearer or perceived as being more expressive with or without a baton. It turns out, that depends.