Dorothy DeLay taught at the Julliard School for more than half a century, and her former pupils include Itzhak Perlman, Sarah Chang, Midori and Kennedy, Gil Shaham, Robert McDuffie, ChoLiang Lin and Shlomo Mintz. She provided guidance and affirmation of the roles and responsibilities we as music educators all must possess, model and promote in her book, Reflections on the Cutting Edge of Teaching: Where Teacher Meets the Pupil.
Read several excerpts to see how she captured and expressed the heart of teaching in this tip sheet, Supporting Music Education: The Art of Teaching
Republished with permission of the Music Achievement Council. For more tips on keeping music strong in your schools, visit the site devoted to all things music advocacy: www.supportmusic.com.