An Urban Music Education Podcast hosted by Eric and Justin. They provide tips and strategies through honest discussions about their experience teaching music in an Urban setting. The goal is to provide a positive and solution-based narrative to create more effective, compassionate and culturally relevant music educators.
Ep. 56- Not Your Typical Choir Director- Interview: Phil O'Neal
In this week's episode, Eric and Justin had the great pleasure of talking to Mr. Phil O’Neal, the choral director at Woodcreek Middle School in Humble ISD and Leader of Contemporary Worship at the Atascocita United Methodist Church. Mr. O’Neal wastes no...
Ep. 55- Keepin' It Real- Interview: Delton Brown
In this week's episode, Eric and Justin had the great pleasure of talking to Mr. Delton Brown, the Director of Bands at Desoto High School. Delton waste no time getting to the very title of this episode. He keeps it real from his beginnings as a band...
Ep. 54- A Case for Humanity- Interview: Bolaji Isiba
In this week's episode, Eric and Justin bring back a familiar voice and close friend on this weeks episode. Mr. Bolaji Isiba, who serves as the Director Bands at Lake Olympia Middle School in Fort Bend ISD, stops by to discuss and layout the foundation...
Ep. 53- Anti-Racist Teaching- Interview: Alice Tsui
In this week's episode, Eric and Justin have the pleasure of talking with Alice Tsui, the Founding Music Educator at PS 532 New Bridges Elementary in Brooklyn, NY, and DMA Candidate (ABD) in Music Education at Boston University. This episode was full of...
Ep. 52- Music Ed Gatekeeping: Knockin' Doors Down
In this week's episode, Eric and Justin talk about the gates and walls put up to keep and push our students away from the great opportunity of music ed. Eric and Justin review a post/clinic from this past TMEA convention and what it sparked in the minds...
Ep. 51- Lifting As We Climb- Interview: Jesse Cannon II
In this week's episode, Eric and Justin have the great pleasure of interviewing Duncanville High School Director of Choral Activities/Secondary Choral Coordinator Jesse Cannon II. Jesse waste no time in this episode dealing with the rhyme and reason why...
Essential listening for any music educator
Eric and Justin do a phenomenal job of addressing topics that are relevant to music educators in any facet of the profession. The interviews are top-notch and feature the absolute best minds in music education. Every episode is not only informative, but a joy to listen to. Their mission of expanding the reach of music education is so desperately needed right now. Keep up the good work, guys!
In one word...AMAZING!
I can’t put into words how amazing the advice and discussions are on this podcast. I would highly suggest this podcast to any music educator, whether you teach in an urban setting or not.
This is the best podcast on education, not even music education, simply education, that I have ever listened to. It is a must listen for any educator.