Someone forwarded this episode of “This American Life” from NPR to me, and I found it very entertaining as a music teacher. Below is the description from the TAL website. Click on “Full Episode” under the graphic to stream it. Enjoy!
104: Music Lessons
What’s frustrating about music lessons, what’s miraculous about them, and what they actually teach us. This show was recorded in front of a live audience at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco, with help from KQED-FM, during the ’98 Public Radio Conference in San Francisco.