creative

A Song In A Day

The other week, I had the privilege of working with an amazing group of teenage women. The challenge was to make and record a song in a day. The group had been working on issues to of gender-stereotyping, self-image, the representation of women in the media, esteem and looking at the strength of these rather […]

Creativity and Education

As a mentor and coach, I have an active interest in how formal education and work I may do in the arts/music interact. I am also very fortunate in that my wife is a teacher, I have friends who work in colleges and teach, some teaching music and music technology. I have friends who work […]

Malcolm Gladwell, Live and Touring

So, I happened upon a cheeky little tweet earlier pointing me at Malcolm Gladwell Live earlier. Those of you who follow me on Twitter or via FriendFeed may already know his musings via the great presentation he gave on The Story of Success. In short, I rate this opinion. Gladwell is a staff writer with […]