The Vital Importance of the Arts in Personal Development
Author: Estrella, Miguel Ángel
Source: Museum International, Volume 62, Number 3, September 2010 , pp. 26-30(5)
Miguel Angel Estrella gives a moving personal testimony of his experience as an international concert pianist and socially engaged musician. He explains why he created Musica Esperanza (Music Hope), to put music to work for the cause of human dignity. He has seen how getting very poor people to play music can be a source of reconstruction and renewal, particularly in Amerindian communities in Latin America and in prisons.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: September 1, 2010