"Besides the standard elements such as you mentioned I believe that the music program and music taught must be relevant to the students and should be tailored to their needs and interests. For myself, that meant learning guitar and starting a rock…"
I have been a jazz musician for 45 years. Music has been a major mode of expression for me and the last 7 years I have been teaching at a small charter high school. i have a contemporary-based music program and currently have a 14 piece rock band, 3 guitar classes and a world music class.