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Noteworthy: The ETM Blog

Closing the Music Ed Gap Before it Starts

by ETM Staff
November 19, 2019

This fall, Education Through Music began to test our proven model of music education in a new setting – early childhood center classrooms.

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Pa’lante—Going Forward

by ETM Creative Marketing Associate Daniel Rader
October 22, 2019

“Hispanic Heritage Month makes every Hispanic person feel like they belong,” one student said. And for many P.S. 49 students, the concert is a big part of that sense of belonging: “You get to show off what your country is and you get to be proud of it.”

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Lesson Planing: “fail to plan. Plan to fail”

by ETM Instructional Supervisor Beth Buehlman
October 20, 2019

Lesson plans. You know what they say: “Fail to plan? Plan to fail.” But what does a lesson plan really need? Instructional Supervisor Beth Buehlman takes us through the essentials of creating a well-rounded lesson plan.

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Facing Challenges together: The story of leah and daniel 

by ETM Staff
October 15, 2019

Leawndra Oseghali is a third-year ETM music teacher at P.S. 483 in the Bronx. Like all NYC public school teachers, Leah knows that some of her students have or are facing great challenges in their lives outside of music class.  Learn how the glockenspiel made the difference in one student’s life.

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by ETM Director of Program Partnerships Nick LaFleur
September 17, 2019

Ever wonder how a school becomes an ETM partner?  ETM’s Director of Program Partnerships Nick LaFleur takes us on the “Pathway to a Partnership.”  

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Student essay: “preparing for my school musical”

by ETM Partner School Student
September 2, 2019

Read more about this ETM partner school student’s journey to her school musical.

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Getting Organized: Easy as Do, Re, Mi!

by ETM Instructional Supervisor Naomi Fernandez
August 19, 2019

ETM Instructional Supervisor, Naomi Fernandez, sings the Do, Re, Mi’s to help parents and students stay organized this school year!

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5 ways to incorporate music into your everday life

by ETM Staff
July 11, 2019

ETM Instructional Supervisor Rachael Carson shares her tips on 5 different ways to incorporate music into your everyday life!

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How to Avoid the “Summer Slide”
Tips and Tricks to Keep Your Child Engaged Over the Summer!

by ETM Instructional Supervisor Stephanie Nantell
June 18, 2019

The dreaded “Summer Slide” is approaching – No, we’re not talking about that trombone rental you forgot to return… and unfortunately, it’s a very real thing. Here are seven tips to keep your child engaged, off their electronic devices, and from shouting “I’m bored!”, for the entire summer.

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“The Next joshua bell”

by ETM Partner School Teacher
June 1, 2019

How music education has helped Brandon aspire to become the next Joshua Bell.

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May 13, 2019

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex welcomed the newest addition to the Royal Family — a baby boy, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor! — and well, naturally it got us thinking: what are some staple songs the new parents should be playing for the Little Prince?

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by Leighann Starkey, PhD, Director of Evaluation
April 18, 2019

ETM is excited to share new results from our data and evaluation.

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Learning vital skills through music

by ETM Partner School Teacher
April 9, 2019

Learn how the power of music helped to transform this students life.

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March is music in our schools month. Why is Music Education Important?

by Joseph Fusca, ETM Instructional Supervisor
March 19, 2019

Every child deserves quality music education.

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Black history month: saluting black musicians and music educators

by ETM Staff
February 22, 2019

Read more about these historical figures.

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The QUest for Better education: will you join us?

by Richard Bernstein, Chairman, Board of Directors
January 16, 2019

Read more from our Chairman Richard Bernstein.

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Achieving academic success through music

by ETM Partner School Teacher
January 3, 2019

Jamal’s journey through music as experienced through his music teacher.

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What do the Holidays mean to you

by ETM Staff
December 21, 2018

Read more about what the holiday’s mean to our staff.

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“Music Inspires me”

by ETM Staff
December 1, 2018

Learn more about April and how music has inspired her journey. 

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Engage. Teach. Motivate.

by Colleen Stewart, ETM Program Director
November 14, 2018

For the 2018-19 school year, ETM has set a theme of “Engage, Teach, Motivate.”

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Music Teacher Khristine Raymond Shares Her Thoughts on National Bullying Prevention Month

by ETM Partner School Teacher Khristine Raymond
October 24, 2018

P.S. 91 teacher Khristine Raymond shares the importance of creating a safe space for her music students.

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Q & A with ETM’s new Executive Director, Joseph T. Amodeo

by ETM Executive Director Joseph T. Amodeo
October 16, 2018

Learn more about Joseph T. Amodeo as ETM’s new Executive Director, in his own words. Joseph joins ETM effective November 26, 2018.

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the flute player

by ETM Partner School Teacher
September 7, 2018

Read more about Kevin as told by his music teacher.

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finding her voice: A Student experience

by ETM Partner School Teacher
August 15, 2018

Experience how Sarah found her voice as told by her music teacher.

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Building Self-confidence”

by ETM Partner School Teacher
July 9, 2018

Learn more about how music class helped build this student’s self-confidence.

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“Building Self-Confidence”