I guess it’s all in how we look at things. The renowned philosopher Ziggy – you know, the cartoon critter – profoundly counseled, “You can complain because roses have thorns, or you can rejoice because thorns have roses.” The truth of those words cannot be overstated.
Peter Loel Boonshaft, Director of Education
About the Author
Dr. Boonshaft is the author of the critically acclaimed best-selling books Teaching Music with Passion, Teaching Music with Purpose, and Teaching Music with Promise. Dr. Boonshaft is currently on the faculty of Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, where he is Professor of Music and Director of Bands. He has also been named Director of Education for KHS America. He was honored by the National Association for Music Education and Music For All as the first recipient of the “George M. Parks Award for Leadership in Music Education.”
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