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  1. Hi, I've been teaching music education for 30 years: College, High School, and "now" (for the last 17yrs) -mostly K-8 [A Montessori school, yet with a large Music Department - which is unusual for Montessori]. Annyywayy, I just wanted to say that I was fortunate to stumble upon one of your YouTube videos (your 17-18 room tour). Amazing! Your work, your thought and creativity, and of course - your organization, is a wonder to behold. I started to read some of your blog/newsletter (ex: Things to Stop saying to us)... Yes, you have like minded music educators, like me, agreeing with your words. In the past 5 years I've had some tough days with "Music class" being devalued (and yet, admin always asking for more). I was encouraged by you and your ability (& time taken) to share all this info with ... well, with the world. Best Wishes, Mike

    1. Hi Mike, thank you so much for taking the time to share your thoughts. Your message has definitely made my day! I enjoy my work so much and it is such an honor to know that other teachers like you can find some use for my ideas and resources! Thanks again for reaching out. Best wishes on the rest of your school year!