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MitchellKornArts has agreed to design the new Cleveland School of the Arts.

March 29th, 2013 | Posted by MitchellKorn in MitchellKornArts - (Comments Off on MitchellKornArts has agreed to design the new Cleveland School of the Arts.)

Mitchell Korn and MitchellKornArts have been selected to educationally design the new Cleveland School of the Arts, which will be built at University Circle across from The Cleveland Orchestra’s Severance Hall and The Cleveland Museum of Art. Assisted by Dr. Robert Horowitz, Yolande Spears, Dr. Reka Rajan, Dr. Dan Serig and Melanie Grand, the team will create the curriculum, faculty design, admission and audition process, partnerships, alignment with the Cleveland Schools Transformation Plan, career and higher education pathways and more. A public/private partnership, the school and its partners are committed to becoming an international arts school model.

UPDATE:

MitchellKornArts has agreed to design the new Cleveland School of the Arts and a simultaneous arts education master plan for the Cleveland Municipal School District.

Nashville Business Journal Interview

February 4th, 2013 | Posted by MitchellKorn in MitchellKornArts - (Comments Off on Nashville Business Journal Interview)

Mitchell was interviewed by the Nashville Business Journal.

Definitely worth the read.

“Building skills as an advocate and community change agent gives students the career path and personal satisfaction of making a difference. Students choose advocacy positions from music education, economic independence, interfaith and diversity learning to changing the way history is taught.”

Teaching Music as Advocacy at Vanderbilt

 

June 27th, 2012 | Posted by MitchellKorn in MitchellKornArts - (Comments Off on )

A one man arts education industry” Wall Street Journal

A music education guru” Symphony Magazine

MITCHELL KORN is Vanderbilt University, Blair School of Music Professor for Music and Community, Adjunct, a Bard College Senior Fellow and a former Harvard University Graduate School of Education and Yale School of Music lecturer. 
The Wall Street Journal has called him a “one man arts education industry.” Symphony Magazine called him a “music education guru.” He is credited with creating, designing and implementing the nation’s most important and sustainable arts education initiatives including San Francisco Symphony’s Adventures in Music (celebrating its 25th anniversary), New York’s Annenberg Initiative (16th year), Chicago Arts Partnerships in Education -CAPE (18th year), The Cleveland Orchestra’s Learning Through Music (17th year), The Milwaukee Symphony Arts in Community Education- ACE (19th year), and many more. He is the recipient of numerous awards and tributes including Parents Magazine “As They Grow” Award, honoring his efforts in “making the world a safer, healthier, and happier place for children.”