Famous Quotes About Music Education

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1. "Salsa, classic rock, soul music, jazz... all of that was a part of my education in making hip-hop music."
Author: Aloe Blacc
2. "The Lounge Lizards were relating with a tradition and it was like I was playing within a musical context. The guitar playing stood out as being different in some way. That was a real education for me."
Author: Arto Lindsay
3. "I grew up in an non-athletic family, where my parents were interested in music, in literature, in education and art."
Author: Bill Walton
4. "Session musicians kind of respected me because what I was talking about made sense. That all came from an education. Believe me, education does you more good. Maybe that's the reason I've been around so long."
Author: Bobby Vinton
5. "I absolutely think the Seattle grunge sound was instrumental to my music education."
Author: David Cook
6. "In many ways politics follows culture. As ancient Greek musician Damon of Athens said, ‘Show me the lyric of a nation and it matters not who writes its laws.' Movies, television, books, magazines, the Internet, and music are incredibly significant in shaping world views and lifestyles of today's America. And Christians are expressing a growing awareness and response to these avenues of influence. Where is God calling you to serve him – media, arts and entertainment, politics, education, church, business, science?"
Author: David Kinnaman
7. "People thought me a bit strange at first; a blond haired, blue-eyed Norwegian who sang Mexican folk songs, but I used it to my advantage and got a job. And so the music became my ticket to education."
Author: David Soul
8. "It's clear on the one hand that an education enriches and informs a response to beauty, even makes it possible in esoteric cases. On the other hand, there's no question that someone with no musical education whatsoever might wander into a concert hall and be overwhelmed by the 'Beethoven Pastoral Symphony'."
Author: Denis Dutton
9. "Music requires a particular type of education which is simply not given to most people. And, as a result, it's set further apart. It has a special place. People who are familiar with painting and photography and drama and dance, and so on, cannot talk so easily about music. And yet, as Nietzsche writes in The Birth of Tragedy, music is potentially the most accessible art form because, with the Apollonian and the Dionysian coming together, it makes a"
Author: Edward W. Said
10. "I mean the public likes it more in Europe than they do here because the state supported organizations have felt that playing contemporary music was part of the education of the public."
Author: Elliott Carter
11. "Actually John, Paul Rutherford, and Trevor Watts, and several other rather well known English jazz musicians had got their training by joining the Air Force, which was a pretty standard way for people to get some kind of musical education in those days."
Author: Evan Parker
12. "Music does not depend on being right, on having good taste and education and all that." "Indeed. Then what does it depend on?" "On making music, Herr Haller, on making music as well and as much as possible and with all the intensity of which one is capable."
Author: Hermann Hesse
13. "When I left South Africa in 1960 I was 20 years old. I wanted to try to get an education, and music education was not available for me in South Africa."
Author: Hugh Masekela
14. "Making information free is survivable so long as only limited numbers of people are disenfranchised. As much as it pains me to say so, we can survive if we only destroy the middle classes of musicians, journalists, and photographers. What is not survivable is the additional destruction of the middle classes in transportation, manufacturing, energy, office work, education, and health care. And all that destruction will come surely enough if the dominant idea of an information economy isn't improved."
Author: Jaron Lanier
15. "Education is more than Pisa. Particularly musical education. We also need education and training for more than reasons of usefulness and marketability."
Author: Johannes Rau
16. "But it is equally necessary to consider the implications for a society if there are fewer and fewer young people making music because we are economising on music schools or musical education in schools."
Author: Johannes Rau
17. "The key to becoming a proactive influence for music education is the development of a "dream list." It is more often referred to as a long-term plan. Do you know what you want your program to look like in the next five years? Ten years? Start now!"
Author: John Benham
18. "And my career, the things that have happened have happened because of my music education background."
Author: Jon Secada
19. "I was a teacher for a long time. I taught at a community college: voice, theory, humanities. And nowadays, music education is a dying thing. Funding is being cut more and more and more."
Author: Jon Secada
20. "I'm a huge fan of music in schools and music education because that's how I grew up."
Author: Kris Allen
21. "Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue."
Author: Plato
22. "I have a greater goal - to empower young people through music education."
Author: Ruben Studdard
23. "Music is an element that should be part and parcel of every child's life via the education system."
Author: Victoria Wood

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