One of the first lessons KDR taught in both his Music in Our Lives and Music Theory classes was to tackle the basic question, “What is music?” Leading up to the national student composition competition and challenging more traditional ideas of what is and isn’t acceptable in student music settings, this blog post challenges music teachers to expand their horizons, and therefore, those of their students.

Click here to open the January 8, 2016 blog post hosted by NAfME.