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September 26, 2006

Issues in Music Composition Pedagogy

Dan Becker, a composition professor at the San Francisco Conservatory articulates what I believe to be among the most crucial issues today in music education and the development of tomorrow's composers. He calls for a restructuring of the world's music education institutions, referencing composer Edgar Varèse, poet W.H. Auden, musicologist Richard Taruskin, and philosopher Krishnamurti. You can read his article on New Music Box.

Balancing Act: Some Thoughts On Teaching Composition by Dan Becker

Posted by crock038 at September 26, 2006 8:49 PM | Links

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Wow. What a fantastic article - tackling the tip of an immensely complicated subject. The times they are a-changin'...

Posted by: Solange at October 4, 2006 11:18 PM

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