Monthly Archives: March 2011

interdisciplinary is the future

I was thrilled to hear the new President of the University of Connecticut, Susan Herbst, on WNPR’s “Where We Live,” say very early in her interview, “interdisciplinary is the future.” Yes! I hope the music department hears you!  I hope … Continue reading

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just singing in the brain

In the previous post, I said my only regret about missing Wednesday at ACDA was missing Weston Noble’s session.  Turns out his co-presenter, Geoffrey Boers, did a big ol’ thing about mirror neurons: This session will focus on the evolutionary … Continue reading

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Vocab Lesson: “Embodied”

Embodied is the word that in-the-know types use to talk about mind-body stuff. So the work I do is about embodied conducting: working with music and leadership and gesture in a way that acknowledges and embraces the singularity that is … Continue reading

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