The Truth About Beauty Myths, Why Music Lessons Need Updating

The Truth About Beauty Myths, Why Music Lessons Need Updating

The Matt Townsend Show - Season 7, Episode 165

  • Jul 11, 2018 1:00 pm
  • 1:31:52 mins

The Truth About Common Beauty Myths (17:30) Autumn Whitefield-Madrano, author of "Face Value: The Hidden Ways Beauty Shapes Women’s Lives". Her book takes a deeper look at the relationship between appearance and science, social media, friendship, and many other societal influences. Fashion trends fade in and out, and with them, the idea of beauty shifts just as frequently. What was considered the ideal women 40 years ago, looks entirely different in today’s society. So what exactly is it that influences the idea of beauty? And how does this impact the lives of women? Autumn Whitefield-Madrano explains. Why Music Lessons Need to Keep Up With the Times (1:01:37) Dr. Clint Randles, Associate Professor of Music Education at the University of South Florida. Music is ever-evolving. Now artists use keyboards, touch pads, and computer software to create music. That raises the question, are music teachers teaching what students want and need to learn? Dr. Randles elaborates on how to teach music a better way.

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