“We are underestimating the power of music and the arts to provide what our country needs right now, which is healing.” ~ Dr. Miguel Cardona
“How beautiful would it be if our schools and our education program showed how music is a combination of many different cultures, and cultures are an expression of many kinds of music?” ~ Dr. Miguel Cardona
The National Association for Music Education recently shared excerpts of an interview with Dr. Miguel Cardona about his thoughts on music and arts in American schools. The article describes how Dr. Cardona grew up in a musical family and how his children are involved in the music and theatre programs at their schools. The article also shares Dr. Cardona's philosophy of education and how access for all students to arts education is one strategy for "the healing of our nation".
Read the full article here