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In my roles as Senior Research Scientist at WolfBrown and Visiting Assistant Professor in the School of Education at Johns Hopkins University, I conduct evaluations of educational programs for children — in particular, children at risk. One of the areas … Continue reading

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Working with Carnegie Hall’s Weill Institute of Music, WolfBrown has just published “Why Making Music Matters,” a short, illustrated report summarizing research on the ways in which making live music together can impact the lives of young children and their … Continue reading

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I recently had the opportunity to speak to a group of students who had been enrolled in a music education program in middle school, and who had gone on to continue making music in high school. In the course of … Continue reading

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Earlier this year, the Wallace Foundation published a report, “Something to Say: Success Principles for Afterschool Arts Programs From Urban Youth and Other Experts“. In the report more than two hundred low-income “tweens” from urban communities across the U. S. … Continue reading

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In 2012, my colleague, Dennie Palmer Wolf and I took on an evaluation of a choral residency program from Carnegie Hall’s¬†Musical Connections¬†program. Funded through the ArtWorks program at the National Endowment for the Arts, the project offered a chance to … Continue reading

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At last month’s Theatre Communications Group National Conference, theatre professionals from all backgrounds wrestled with important questions about diversity and inclusion. Indeed, the way we see (or don’t see) ourselves, as represented in entertainment and mass media, can have a … Continue reading

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