Your individual voice WILL NOT be lost,
when you Unify!
The bad habit of a lack of intellectual curiosity is at the root of the problem you are discussing. The problem with the NEA is that it people have very different sensibilities about what is and what is not art. Watching the HBO series The Defiant Ones has convinced me that the lack of music education greatly contributed to the coarsening of pop culture.
Walt Disney once said, “If you can dream it, you can do it” (Walt Disney, BrainyQuotes, 2016). Just as Walt Disney built an empire from the dream that came to life through the animation of a mouse named Mickey, we too will be empowered to dream…