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Success On The Way, Ask Dr. Jeanette: Master Choreographer-Conductor
By Dr. Jeanette Grattan Parker
Published February 9, 2017
Jeanette Grattan Parker, Ph.D.

Jeanette Grattan Parker, Ph.D.

Some attempt to lead us into believing our nation is at chaos and discord. The natural eye may convince some with the hullaballu of a very different U.S. President, [who seems to be going down his list like Santa Claus and checking it twice]; thousands protesting and unrest. Here is the thing—The President has taken office; sworn in January 20th like all other U.S. Presidents. The Office of the President remains unchanged. Furthermore, every time a President takes office, there seems to be disagreement in the White House. My hope is things are being worked out: The Senate and Congress and all concerned will resolve issues and keep foremost in their minds the interests of the American people. My husband and I were privileged to attend the Inauguration in Washington D.C. Regardless of my opinion of the election results; I was not going to refuse the honor of receiving tickets! We had seats! It was fabulous and grateful for the opportunity to attend my first Inauguration. It was packed with people, regardless of their motives.

The Talladega College Marching Band Tornadoes was among 40 groups, including high school bands and military organizations, scheduled to perform in the parade: oldest private, historically black liberal arts college accepted an invitation to perform. Talladega College President Billy Hawkins said in a statement, “As many of those who chose to participate in the parade said, we feel the inauguration of a new president is not a political event , but a civil ceremony celebrating the transfer of power.” President Hawkins is an educator. His job is to lead, educate and open opportunities for the young people. Why deprive the students of a great experience? Many do not fulfill their dreams in life block themselves because of prejudice. I am classifying Mr. Hawkins as a Master Choreographer, a good decision maker of stable sense, having the strength, vision and fortitude to look past prejudices and move ahead to benefit students’ future; exercising his responsibility to lead the students as musicians. Negative comments still took the road; they respect the Presidential office. As a Choreographic leader, Dr. Hawkins plans, arranges leads–conducting, guiding, directing, and managing responsibly.

Famous conductors cited tips for a successful conductor. Peter Stark, Maestro’s music advisor reveals the secrets of conducting, “the art of communication and the art of leadership. He communicates through his baton techniques, body language and talking.” Jason Lai: “really know the music you conduct, in as much as you possibly can,” Natalia Luis-Bassa: “Smile always to the musicians.” What do we say? Only ONE Master Choreographer-Conductor, who is not using the natural eye to know mankind, disallowing and allowing.


“Success” is your future!

Some quotes from NBC News [internet] January 6, 2017

Dr. Jeanette Grattan Parker, Superintendent-Founder: Today’s Fresh Start Charter School 4514 Crenshaw Boulevard, LA 90043 323-293-9826 “Ask Dr. Jeanette” [email protected] Writings are copyright “Inquiring Minds Want To Know” “Will You Marry Me?” author, artist, marriage expert (50years+) educator.

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