Nashville Arts Magazine recently spoke with Ben Folds, who has spent years advocating for music programs in public schools. Here is an excerpt from the interview:
NAM: What inspires your fight for music education?
BF: It’s the typical reason that any of us as musicians find ourselves into it—because we know the importance of it. For me, it provided so much more than a background in music. It was an extra set of tools for logic and reason—and having other kids that were into it. It was everything.
NAM: Why do you think that music education has drawn so much attention as a cause?
BF: On the Read more»