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Is Musical Literacy Important?

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There are few things quite so exhilarating as imparting the gifts of literacy, imagination, and creativity to the freshmen who take Foundations of Musical Skill with me. It opens the world for them to explore anything from Bach to the Beatles (but definitely not Bieber...
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Christmas and Singing!

by Caleb
Thursday, 15 December, 2016
categories: Articles, Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
Why is there so much singing at Christmas? From the beginning of Advent to the end of Christmas, singing dominates our experience of this season more than anything else. The general rule is that Christmas music doesn’t start until after Thanksgiving. But some people...
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Pursuing Music Well

My wife Catie has always known me to care about music. In the time we have been married she has seen me care about music in ways that are good and in ways that are not so good. She has watched me grow in both my passion for and study of music, and I confess that I will...
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Harmony in Contrast

This past weekend, I had the privilege of attending the Circe Conference: A Contemplation on Harmony. It was an amazing experience filled with a variety of wonderful lectures and workshops on big ideas about harmony. The following thoughts are my attempt to synchronize...
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Cultivating Music

I must admit it is far easier to write or talk about principles of music appreciation as compared to the practical application of these principles. And this has been the hard part in my own journey to love music well. Over the past few years, I have consistently...
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