Bandstand Learning with Role Models
Every person is bestowed with talents that if nurtured and developed may benefit him or her and humanity at large.
‘Bandstand Learning with Role Models’ endeavors to provide the finest educational environment for musically gifted young people. We enhance their talents and skills for their own gain and for the enrichment of the society in which they live.
Our Working Motto: ‘Perfection is found in the wise and peaceful handling of imperfection’
7 principles for ‘Bandstand Learning with Role Models’
1. We encourage learning from role models
Young people are motivated to walk in the footsteps of performers and composers that combine talent with creativity, and knowledge with practice, in fulfilling their functions.
2. We generate self-confidence that yield team spirit
Each participant is regarded and treated with respect, which induces self-confidence that inspires joy for the task at hand, developing good character for acceptance of fairness and justice applied in the processes of attaining common goals.
3. We champion ‘hands, head & heart’ learning
The pedagogical concept of this project is founded on the 3 domains of meaningful learning (Cognitive, Affective and Psychomotor) and allows room for inspiration upon the creative arts, catering appropriate didactics for simulating the realities of the music business.
4. We cultivate and challenge through workshops
The workshops and clinics conducted by accomplished masters of the musical trade provide for the young musicians a premise for deepening understanding and raising their consciousness for music as well as other life issues relevant to the music industry.
5. We advocate paying the dues
Every aspiring young musician submits to healthy competition, gaining patience and endurance as he/she diligently pursues musical accomplishments without compromising musical integrity.
6. We let creativity be inspired
Creativity is triggered when talent is enhanced by imagination resulting through the ameliorative processes of interpreting, improvising, and composing to the utmost level that a musician is capable of.
7. We present youth and professionals on the same bandstand
The experience of performing with a mentor lifts a young musician’s spirit raising his/her performance capacity.
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