The bottom line, Prof. Weisberg told me, is that creativity goes back in many ways to the basics. “You have to immerse yourself in a discipline before you create in that discipline. It is built on a foundation of learning the discipline, which is what your music teacher was requiring of you.”
via ‘Strings Attached’ Co-Author Offers Solutions for Education – WSJ.
Good article. The science of why is as interesting as the book.
Miriam Troxler resides in Beaver, Pa, where she runs a private music studio.
After graduation from Chatham University, she toured in Europe with the Continental Singers Orchestra as principal cellist. A long time member of Greenville Symphony Orchestra, she is also the founder and musical director of CelloBrationS. Miriam enjoys composing and arranging with several published pieces to date.
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