Music in Our Schools and in Our Future
Will today’s trends in music education for our nation’s school children help or hurt the future of classical music? Recent research confirms that early engagement in the arts fuels lifelong participation, and brand new information is available about the status of music education in our schools. Discover what today’s students know about music, how it will impact your future audiences, and how your orchestra can do something about it.
Speakers/presenters: Susan J. Bodilly, Director, RAND Education, RAND Corporation; Michael Sikes, Ph.D., Senior Associate for Research and Policy, Arts Education Partnership; Doug Herbert, Special Assistant, Office of Innovation and Improvement, U.S. Department of Education
Moderator: Beth Outland, Vice President, ISO Learning Community, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra