iRap Summer Camp

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.

By |2022-09-26T15:44:14-04:00August 14, 2018|

Reading the music

Making connections between music and literacy can benefit students’ understanding of both, teachers learn at Arts Integration Academy.

By |2017-09-05T09:25:52-04:00August 29, 2017|

UK School of Music hosting Dalcroze institute

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 [...]

By |2017-05-10T10:20:06-04:00May 11, 2017|

Walton-Verona honored for music education efforts

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 [...]

By |2017-04-20T09:01:07-04:00April 20, 2017|

KET offering training in developing media arts programs

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 [...]

By |2017-03-16T08:35:48-04:00March 16, 2017|

Fayette elementary teacher honored by KMEA

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 [...]

By |2017-03-01T10:27:50-05:00March 2, 2017|
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