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Music Education

Spelling, math, science . . . and violin?

Fairview Violins

Starting in late September, all 46 first-graders at Bloomington's Fairview Elementary School added a new subject to their regular class schedules: violin. Through an outreach program supervised by Brenda Brenner, an associate professor of music education at Indiana University's Jacobs School of Music, first-graders at Fairview Elementary in Bloomington are taking violin lessons three times a week throughout the school year. The Jacobs School received donations of 65 violins -- worth approximately $15,210 -- for the program, which is entirely funded by anonymous donors. Full Story >>

Spelling, math, science . . . and violin?

Fairview Violins

Starting in late September, all 46 first-graders at Fairview Elementary School added a new subject to their regular class schedules: violin. Through an outreach program supervised by Brenda Brenner, an associate professor of music education at Indiana University's Jacobs School of Music, first-graders at Fairview began taking violin lessons three times a week. Full Story >>

Music Education hosts CIC Conference

The Indiana University School of Music's Music Education Department is pleased to host the Committee on Institutional Cooperation's (CIC) 2005 Annual Conference Oct. 19-21 in Bloomington. The conference is titled "Intersections: Music Performance, Research, and Education." Full Story >>