Music in school - with some schools phasing out their music education programs, it's up to artists and people like you to get them back.
Whether on radio, tv, or in print, your school music program has a story to tell see the “public relations 101” resource for advocates below for more ideas here are more resources and ideas. Art, music, drama, dance--they're all disappearing from american kids' lives as school districts across the country cut programs to save money it may be hard for some people to believe, but. There has been an uptick in the number of schools that include music in their curricula recently, despite fiscal challenges — but it will take creativity and a lot of parental support to keep these programs going for the generations to come.
Keeping a music program alive and well in a school requires a great teacher who builds a community around the program, thereby making it very difficult to cut short-sighted budget “fixes” many do not realize that strengthening and improving in-school music programs can actually save money. A unified body of music educators (band, orchestra, vocal, general music) an understanding of procedures and policies of your local school district the right information for communicating with your school board and administration.
An epic solution for saving our quickly disappearing school music programs advertisement. Bid to support music in schools with save the music + jetblue jetblue’s partnership with vh1 save the music is rooted in one basic idea: every child deserves access to music education together, over the last decade, we’ve raised more than $315,000 for music education in schools and community organizations. In 2013, public schools in major cities, including chicago, philadelphia, los angeles, and washington, dc, are still struggling with budget cuts, resulting in the continued elimination of art programs across affected school districts due to budget constraints, fewer schools offer art classes today than a decade ago. John benham, three reasons your music program is vulnerable to cuts, today's music educator (september 1991): 6 john benham, saving school music programs-music activism, creative selling 1, no 3 (1992): 7.
Keeping a music program alive and well in a school requires a great teacher who builds a community around the program, thereby making it very difficult to cut short-sighted budget “fixes” many do not realize that strengthening and improving in-school music programs can actually save money in my experience, the first administrative quick-fix for budget issues has been reducing or eliminating music programs. Text book: music advocacy: moving from survival to vision a summary of the practice of music advocacy, this book compiles thirty years of research and experience of one of the nation’s most successful advocates for music education.
After-school programs, including after-school music programs, have been added on to the end of the regular school day in recent years with the intent of benefiting students however, using after-school music programs as substitutes for music (a core subject) during the day is not acceptable.