Unused Creativity Doesn't Disappear

Gearing up to release my new eBook, Creativity Triggers for Musicians. Below is...


10 Improvisation Games for Ensembles

Theater games help actors create new material and build trust. We can experience...


Transcribe the Music in Your Head

Your next creative breakthrough may be all in your head. Photo courtesy of...


The Card Game

The ‘card came’ removed my usual block of being terrified to make s*** up...


Footage from the Game Symphony Workshop

I had an exhilarating and inspiring weekend with thirteen musicians for the...


Presenting the Game Symphony Workshop

I'm thrilled to announce the launch of the Game Symphony Workshop. This creative...


Graphic Scores by Students

Collaborative graphic scores are extraordinary vehicles for teaching composition...


Soundpainting: The Art of Live Composition

One of the best vehicles for teaching group improvisation is Soundpainting, a...


The Uber Game and Sneaky Snake

Viola Spolin, the creator of improvised theater games, describes a spontaneous...


Shortcomings of Industrial Music Education

Our public school system is a product of the industrial age. The economic...