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How to Engage Students Using Music Education

Posted on: 04/03/2019

If you think back to the educational TV shows you watched as a kid, one aspect that probably stands out is the songs. There are good reasons why people remember “Yakko’s World” from “Animaniacs,” “There’s Science in Music” from “Bill Nye the Science Guy,” or “I’m Just a Bill” from… Read more >

Careers with a Master of Arts in Music and Music Education

Posted on: 03/06/2019

The transformative power of music education, especially on developing minds, has been a key area of research for decades. And, despite the long history of music education research, new discoveries continue to be made about how learning music affects our minds. One longitudinal study, published in March 2018, linked several… Read more >

Student Story: Tanatchaya Chanphanitpornkit

Posted on: 09/25/2018

She sat on the stage, in front of the building’s Renaissance Revival style auditorium. Grandeur, red seats—she probably leaned the large, low-pitched instrument close to her, sloping her shoulders as she turned inward toward the double bass. It’s a stance all too familiar for bassist, educator and Music and Music… Read more >

You Call the Tune: Jeanne Goffi-Fynn helps kids take ownership of their voices and their identities

Posted on: 09/25/2018

“Some people say the eyes are the window to the soul,” says Jeanne Goffi-Fynn. “I say it’s the voice.” Case in point: The painfully shy young man in the unique Vocal Workshops at TC for teens and pre-teens that Goffi-Fynn (Ed.D. ’96) launched this past year at Teachers College as… Read more >