A July Fourth Playlist

Taking a cue from my wife, here are some suggestions for holiday listening in no particular order: John Williams: Liberty Fanfare–quintessential JW Charles Ives: Country Band March–if you don’t laugh at this . . . Morton Gould: Yankee Doodle–fun, imaginative and with...

But it should be fun!

As we close out another school year, music educators are faced with keeping students interested who may have already “checked out” for the summer. In some cases, this seems to mean programming music of questionable quality, but justifying it with the “fun” defense. At...