Manipulating Creativity

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There are many approaches to creating music. Some composers need total isolation. Others thrive in a group environment, where the ability to collaborate is essential. Creating music in a group environment has fascinated me for much of my life: Although each contributor brings his own talents and abilities to an endeavor, the result is often … Continued

Fostering Creativity and Collaboration

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  In Austin, Texas, students use Playdoh, bananas and jars of water to manipulate computer software. At New York’s 92nd street Y, pre schoolers with ipads use musical finger painting to create and record their original compositions. Last November, a cross disciplinary team of 50 high school kids created a five story high art installation … Continued