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INTERVIEW: Doug Friesen

Doug Friesen, David Lane

Published: 2010-08-25

VIDEO: David Lane talks with Toronto high school teacher Doug Friesen about the use of improvisation exercises in the music classroom and improvisational pedagogy more generally.

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  • Friesen_Interview_full.mp4

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...partly because I know that’s the only way that we could solve a creative problem [using improvisation with children ranging in abilities] and what doesn’t work is trying to impose a template on the students who are not able to respond to that template.

– Pauline Oliveros (in working with Abilities First)