OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

Making Time for Making Music: How to Bring Music into Your Busy Life

ISBN : 9780190611590

Price(incl.tax): 
¥4,147
Author: 
Amy Nathan
Pages
296 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
156 x 235 mm
Pub date
Jun 2018
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This book is filled with stories from more than 350 busy adults with non-musical careers who have made time to fit music-making into their lives. They, along with dozens of music educators, health care professionals, and music researchers, provide both inspiration and strategies for anyone who wishes to perform, practice, or compose music as an adult.

Index: 

1. A Lifelong Passion
2. The Benefits of Keeping on with Music
3. Making Music All Along
4. Returning to Music-Making
5. Trying Something New
6. Making Time
7. Instructional Options
8. Smart Practice
9. Making Music with Others
10. Performing
11. Giving Back, Playing Forward
About the Advice Panel
Bibliography
Resources
Author's Note
Acknowledgements
Credits
Index

About the author: 

Amy Nathan, an amateur pianist and choral singer, is an award-winning author of nonfiction books for adults and young people, including two music books for Oxford University Press: The Music Parents' Survival Guide: A Parent-to-Parent Conversation and The Young Musician's Survival Guide. Other books include: Meet the Musicians, Meet the Dancers, Round and Round Together, Yankee Doodle Gals, Count On Us, Take a Seat-Make A Stand, and The Kids' Allowance Book. A graduate of Harvard with masters' degrees from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Columbia's Teachers College, she is the mother of two musical sons: her older son is composer Eric Nathan; her younger son is a saxophone-playing political scientist.; www.AmyNathanBooks.com

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