Teaching Artist Institute – Creative artists learning how to be creative teachers

“Now using the drum, demonstrate to your partner what an ‘anxious feeling’ would sound like,” instructed singer/songwriter and Teaching Artist, Sue Trainor. The middle-aged student (and artist) followed Trainor’s lead and smacked the drum with ferocious thumb strokes, demonstrating a fretful rhythm. The grinning and enthusiastic Trainor nodded along with encouragement. That was the scene…