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Saturday, October 18, 2014

The Music Paradigm

Click here to read the full New York Times story from Sept. 17, 2014 by James Oestreich

There’s a Lesson Here; All You Have to Do Is Listen

Roger Nierenberg and the Music Paradigm Program

I couldn’t have been more skeptical.  I couldn’t have been more wrong.

The conductor Roger Nierenberg took his Music Paradigm, an elaborate show-and-tell executive learning class based heavily on role playing, to the Kaplan Penthouse at Lincoln Center recently for an audience of nursing directors from NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.  I had witnessed far too many slick, self-serving attempts to use musical pap as a tool for spiritual uplift or personal motivation, and Mr. Nierenberg, I thought, might as well have been selling snake oil.

But no, I quickly realized, he was making real music and making good sense…

Click here to read the full New York Times story by James Oestreich




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