Campbell, P.S. (2018). Music, education, and diversity: Building cultures and communities. New York, NY: Teachers College Press.
Reviewed by Sarah H. Watts
“With an embrace of multiculturalism, music teachers have a unique opportunity to celebrate music as life, music as cultural identity, and music as a means of knowing the world nearby and across the globe” (Campbell, 2018, p. 20).
It was with great excitement that I first laid my hands on Patricia Shehan Campbell’s newest addition to her vast scholarly output, Music, Education, and Diversity: Building Cultures and Communities. As someone who has had the enormous privilege of being among her students, I knew this volume would challenge me and invite me to reflect upon my own teaching practices and biases. However, I had no idea that I was in for such an engaging read in terms of getting to know my mentor on…