My Journey in University

Growing as an Individual in University As I come to the end of my four years in my undergraduate interdisciplinary studies program at Plymouth State University, I cannot help but become at least a little reflective of my experiences here. Four years–48 months–208 weeks–1,460 days, that’s a lot of time spent revolving around one specific thing. …

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Interdisciplinary Studies Update!

Preface This semester marks my last semester for my undergraduate interdisciplinary studies program at Plymouth State University, and there has been change and constancy in these past couple years. With my nearing graduation, the time to take my interdisciplinary studies capstone class has now come. Below I have uploaded my original program application essay, after …

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Music Education and the Integration of Interdisciplinary Pedagogy

I came across an awesome article from the Music Educators Journal. The article is From I to International: Toward International-Mindedness through Interdisciplinary Music Instruction. I’ll summarize the article in a sentence so you understand what it broadly is; the summary is this, “Music Educators ought to play in an essential role in the integration of interdisciplinary …

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What is Musicology, and is it even an actual word?

  Musicology, in short, is just the academic study of music. As a musicologist, my work is not focused around the performance of a song but the mechanics behind it. Before I get really into what musicology is (and why it’s awesome), I feel like should I answer the most important question, “Is Musicology even an actual …

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Music and Philosophy!?

The program I will be studying for my B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies will be Musical Aesthetics. It is a combination of philosophy and its applications to music analysis (a branch of music theory) to have a more holistic understanding of music. Not only will my studies include an interdisciplinary study of music, it will also …

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