20 January 2016

Music Education in MN

For the week of January 24, 2016

Kristine Dizon, Assistant Conductor of Project Opera in Minnesota, discusses the importance of a music education and how parents can instill a love of music in their children.

  • Part 1

    Part 1
    (1:30) Dizon’s musical background and education; (2:15) How Dizon developed a passion for music; (3:12) Overcoming frustrations when first learning an instrument; (4:25) The recommended age for a child to begin learning an instrument; (5:38) Teaching music in the US and abroad; (8:14) How parents can foster a love of music in their children
  • Part 2

    Part 2
    (:40) The benefits of using a private instructor; (2:10) The importance of music and art education; (3:50) Music as an important cultural tradition; (5:18) Resources and scholarships available for parents and students; (6:30) Pursuing a music degree in higher education; (10:15) Benefits of a music education