In this clip from www.artistshousemusic.org – Kevin Fitz-Gerald, Associate Professor of Keyboard Collaborative Arts and Keyboard Studies at the University of Southern California, talks about the importance of varied arts awareness. He points out that young people do not attend operas, ballets, or musicals anymore. Fitz-Gerald shares his belief that musicians must expose themselves to various forms of art. He encourages the very young by giving listening assignments.