What is the Obligation of Music Education in the Internet Age?
With the changes it has brought about in the world of recorded music distribution and consumerism, Internet defies the very foundations of music education provided by the public education system. How then do we instruct the proper usage of the incessantly increasing quantity, and poorly organized, recorded music that one can access? What to do with the Sound, one parameter among others, but one which occupies a place more and more important in the musical perception of young generations? How to take advantage of the multiplication of individual listening devices (MP3) and in parallel teach and take advantage of this phenomena in the creation of culture? Finally, how do we prepare younger generations for the imminent arrival of tools for listening instrumentation, when the act of listening equals the act of creating?