Music Inspires Language
“That’s the key to learning. Finding a way to make something interesting. And music is one of those subjects that kids naturally find interesting.” –Rodney Spencer, Music Teacher
Martin Luther McCoy has toured the world, playing with bands like The Roots. So he had a lot to say to the students at West Lafayette Elementary School in Oakland. For several months, the students worked with Martin on an original song. They developed the story, wrote the lyrics and music to “Open Up Your Heart.” And learned quite a bit in the process.