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Discussion in 'Personal' started by lexus300, Jun 26, 2019.
Have a good day.
Here is another
Move to scrap music tuition is ‘ridiculously short-sighted’
(And not just in Midlothian)
This is happening in some parts of England too. Music always seems to be the first to suffer - when it ought really to be the last. Without music - what is left?
Indeed it is.
Listening to some Government education spokesperson yesterday - apparently advertised vacancies for music teachers are very low (I think he said 0.5%, but I'm not sure what that is 0.5% of!!).
What he failed to realise (or, more likely, deliberately ignored) is that vacancies are low because music lessons have been cut back and cut back, so fewer music teachers are needed.
Peace and quiet.
Music is pretty much my only art form. It is getting dark.
There's a piano in Lewisham station.
I have been there at 6 am when someone gets it into their heads to start playing it.
The results are far worse than this:
Are you living in a vacuum? No music where I am right now, but I can hear: birds chattering, a distant alarm, helicopter approaching, a Flymo and cars passing noisily