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07192012- Mae Nam Khun, Thailand - <br />
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Sophomore music major Ivvie Shellhorn (center) teaches piano songs such as “Amazing Grace” to a small group of community members at the town’s only Christian church. “There was nothing more rewarding than being able to communicate with these women, blending English, Thai, and hand signals as we talked and learned from one another,” Shellhorn said. “The universal language of music closed any gaps in our understanding: we worked through the music with solfege (do, re, mi, etc.) and barley needed words.”
07192012- Mae Nam Khun, Thailand -

Sophomore music major Ivvie Shellhorn (center) teaches piano songs such as “Amazing Grace” to a small group of community members at the town’s only Christian church. “There was nothing more rewarding than being able to communicate with these women, blending English, Thai, and hand signals as we talked and learned from one another,” Shellhorn said. “The universal language of music closed any gaps in our...
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Keywords:
  • Global engagement
  • Ivvie Shellhorn
  • Mae Nam Khun
  • Thailand
  • music
  • music major
  • piano
  • diversity