Philadelphia Teachers Must Recognize Life Needs Before Educational Needs"Today’s educators must recognize and address the 'life' needs of their students before beginning to recognize and address their educational needs," says experienced educator David Bretzius.
Traveling Music Education Event Visits Philadelphia's MLK High SchoolA traveling music and technology festival was in Philadelphia on Friday, giving high school students an arts experience they might not otherwise get because of budget cuts.
A Requiem For Instrumental Music Instruction in Philadelphia Public SchoolsIt was a bittersweet melody at Philadelphia School District headquarters as instrumental music teachers played a farewell concert. They are all being laid off due to budget cuts.
For One Philadelphia Drummer, His Beat Is Helping Kids In Need Learn Music"I come from a family that wasn't able to afford a drum set at the time," says Ryan Crump, founder of the Philly Drum Project. "I understand the need."
Bucks Music Teacher, Retiring After 35 Years, Gets a 'Mr. Holland' FarewellThe Central Bucks School District is bidding farewell to a popular music teacher who taught thousands of students, including some who went on to fame of their own in various ways.
Area Educator Urges School Boards To Preserve Music ProgramsThe cash-strapped Bristol Township (Pa.) school board is mulling over the end of music classes, and it's not the only district in a bind. But critics say this solution is shortsighted.
Settlement Music School To Dedicate New Willow Grove Branch On ThursdayNearly three years after breaking ground, a prominent Philadelphia-area music school will be dedicating its new building in Montgomery County later this week.
African-American Museum Launches 'Lens Legacy' ProgramThe African-American Museum in Philadelphia has announced its new "Lens Legacy" program, which will allow kids to learn the roots of the music business.

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