This past Saturday was our local Solo and Ensemble contest held by the Indiana State School Music Association. This was my 8th grader’s first time to actually take part in a judged solo contest. And, well, he got a silver rating. Of course that is not bad at all for his first time out. But not when you’re a part of a generation that has had everything given to them.
In school, rather than hurt anyone’s feelings we give all the kids awards. Continue reading