Music tells the story of our ‘shared connection’: Why arts education is crucial in times of crisis

Children's Music Workshop online

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Settlement Music School CEO Helen Eaton recently wrote an Op-ed for WHYY on the importance of continuing arts education online during times of crisis.

“We must all prioritize the health and safety of ourselves and our loved ones, and as we practice social distancing and take all necessary measures to stay well and weather this storm, we must also remember our humanity. We must continue to sing and dance, and we must continue to play, for every chord from our pianos and every note from our strings tells the story of our shared connection.”

Read the full essay here.