The Peabody Post

Michael Stepniak Released A More Promising Musical Future

Headshot of Michael StepniakMichael Stepniak (MM ‘98, GPD ‘99, Viola) released his second book, titled A More Promising Musical Future: Leading Transformational Change in Music Higher Education. Stepniak served as editor for this concise volume that brings together four seasoned thought leaders with distinct voices, each providing a complementary glimpse into how music faculty and administrators can help lead changes that truly matter. Making the case for transformations to better align music training in higher education with our culturally diverse society and the actual marketplace facing graduates, the perspectives collected here provide essential change management leadership strategies for music departments in the 21st century.