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Musicians’ Worst Nightmares

Inspired by Halloween this week and this piece brought to our attention by AMPassador Maria Dripps-Paulson, we bring you a sampling of musicians’ worst nightmares. Imagine a high school marching band’s worst nightmare. A guitarist’s? A drummer’s? How about brass or woodwind players? (Hint: MAGGOTS!)

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Are You Raising Well-Rounded Music Kids?

Today’s guest post is by music educator and mom Julie Zorn. Julie writes a daily “song of the day” blog called “The Tucson Songstress,” and her newest blog endeavor, “Top 10 Tuesdays,” provides weekly musical activities for parents to promote music education in the home. Visit at www.tucsonsongstress.com.

I am a music teacher of children ages infants – 8th grade. My job is to instill a love of music in the 1500+ kids that I see weekly and to give them as many musical tools as I can possibly squeeze into their brains.

Here’s the thing though. I am also the parent of two very musical children who participate in an excellent music program in their public school, take guitar lessons and soon-to-be drum lessons and participate in every musical/talent show/performance of any kind that they can.