Musical Futures

Lucy Green, whose research into the pedagogy of popular music created a framework for the Musical Futures approach, which is now used in classrooms around the world, is an advocate for informal music education. Her research paves a way for approaches like PanGEA.

Hip-hop and Pan?

Ethan Hein, doctoral candidate at New York University, has been studying hip-hop pedagogy for years. In preparation for the his draft literature review he writes on race, identity, cultural literacy, musical value, cultural appropriation; many topics relevant to understanding the steelband movement. Give it a read and let us know what you think! On another note: have you included hip-hop in your steelband repertoire?