Faculty Highlight: Jackson McLellan

Faculty Highlight: Jackson McLellan

The Center for Musical Arts has a variety of talented teachers. In this interview we spoke with trombone, ukulele, and world music instructor Jackson McLellan about the importance of curiosity and the delight in studying — and having fun with! — multiple instruments....
Faculty Highlight: Rachel Fetler

Faculty Highlight: Rachel Fetler

The Center for Musical Arts has a variety of talented teachers. In this interview we spoke with voice and piano instructor Rachel Fetler, who also teaches the Center’s Kids’ Choir class and works on the administrative side of the organization as Student...
Should I Learn to Read Music? Understanding Music Literacy

Should I Learn to Read Music? Understanding Music Literacy

Kathy Kucsan, Education Director  Learning to read music is generally an important part of learning to play an instrument, at least in our current western culture. It often surprises people to learn that most of the world uses the aural tradition to share and pass...