Fans of hip-hop music have known for years that it has been used by artists to express feelings and shed light onto topics affecting their neighborhoods and communities.
NyRee Clayton-Taylor was named the 2018 the Elementary School Teacher of the Year and Tiffany Marsh was named the High School Teacher of the Year.
VH1 Save The Music Foundation has released its 2017 Principal’s Guide, which provides music educators with key information, resources and insight for building their school’s music program.
A Johnson County teacher uses elements of writing, art and music to help her students master mathematics skills.
Making connections between music and literacy can benefit students’ understanding of both, teachers learn at Arts Integration Academy.
Walton-Verona Independent’s commitment to music education leads to national award.
The University of Kentucky School of Music will offer its UK Dalcroze Institute on the Dalcroze Eurhythmics approach to music education July 10-21 in Lexington. The workshop – designed for educators, musicians, dancers and music specialists – teaches participants how to refine their musicianship and teach music through the Dalcroze approach, which focuses on rhythmic movement, refined musicality and improvisation [...]
The Walton-Verona Independent school district has been recognized by The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation as one of its Best Communities for Music Education. The awards program recognizes outstanding efforts by teachers, administrators, parents, students and community leaders who have made music education part of the curriculum. Designations are made to districts and schools that demonstrate an exceptionally [...]
Kentucky Educational Television (KET) is offering a professional learning experience focused on developing a media arts program for schools offering grades K-8. Media arts incorporates elements from drama, dance, music and visual arts, but also must include technology in the creation and distribution of the product. Media arts projects involve interactivity between the art and the audience through the use [...]
Lisse Lawson Lisse Lawson of Rosa Parks Elementary School (Fayette County) has been named the 2017 Elementary Teacher of the Year by the Kentucky Music Educators Association. Lawson is in her 13th year as general music teacher and chorus director at Rosa Parks. Overall, she has taught 24 years in Fayette, Bourbon and Jessamine counties. In addition to [...]