Music Education and the Birth of Motown

A very interesting article by Livia Gershon — about a paper written by Marie McCarthy of the University of Michigan.. Apparently, Detroit was not only a town of recreational music. Schools nurtured young talents with special educational programs; educators gave kids with promising skills and the love for music the confidence to go out andContinue reading “Music Education and the Birth of Motown”

Motown – America’s Most Beautiful Offering

If you listen carefully to the lyrics, you can notice that almost every song by Motown is a declaration of love and thanks to the childhood and the mothers who kept the songwriters safe, fed, healthy and hopeful about the future. The songs are an extension of their mother’s dreams for their lives and theContinue reading “Motown – America’s Most Beautiful Offering”