Daily Archives: July 29, 2011

Boniface’s progress

You would never guess that Boniface has only been training on the violin for just a few weeks. There are about 15 people visiting from California and Washington state. They seem interested in the music that is happening at the … Continue reading

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Small world!

A few years back, I interviewed and was offered a job at a school in San Francisco. I went to the school, worked with the kids in the orchestra, loved it, and then unfortunately had to turn down the job … Continue reading

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How to talk as a teacher in Meru

The students here are very used to learning by rote. If I were to teach by rote in the States, the kids would just tune out. Unlike in the States, when these kids repeat what their teacher says, they often … Continue reading

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