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Education Outside of Tradition

I sit in the back of classes, hiding. I feel like a two-headed frog, except no one else knows I am a two-headed frog. The other students appear at ease surrounded by their contemporaries, pursuing knowledge, learning skills, sharing their ideas and Selves. They do not have to consider the nature of their presence in […]

This week in music: higher education from the music geek.

This week in music: higher education from the music geek.

By George! A lot of really amazing musicians were born this week, but the list has to start with one George Frideric Handel, born Feb. 23, 1685. He wrote songs, operas, concertos, Music for the Royal Fireworks, and many other things, but his magnum opus was his oratorio “Messiah,” which is a testament to the […]

This week in music: higher education from the music geek

Musically speaking, many exciting things happened this week in history.  Here are a few of my favorites: Story of the Week: Patricia Anne Boyd – Rock Muse This week in 1966, George Harrison married Patricia Anne Boyd.  Unlike Jenny (867-5309), L-O-L-A Lola, or Eleanor Rigby, Patricia’s name doesn’t show up in any song, but she […]