Music education

Why should we teach music in schools?

Music should be central to children’s learning right from the start yet it is in peril in many state schools due to a lack of funds, vision and joined up thinking.


Berklee Partners with IDB to Expand Music Education Opportunities in Latin America

Berklee Latino, Berklee's Spanish-language program, returned to Bogota, Colombia, last week with partner the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).


Chinese pianist Lang Lang raises over 2 mln USD for music education

"The Friends Gala Concert Dinner is an opportunity for us to come together and support a new generation of musicians and to honor those who have generously supported our efforts," said Lang.

Shanghai Daily

How neuroscience can benefit the learning and performance of music

Understanding the factors that impact on brain development and brain function in musicians can empower music teachers to unlock each learner’s full potential, a new study suggests.

Science Daily

Practicing When Fatigued: Helpful, or Not Worth the Effort?

Playing the violin may not seem like an especially strenuous activity, but I nonetheless remember plenty of times when my muscles would feel tired and sort of zonk out on me in protest.

Bulletproof Musician

Why Levi’s is launching an education programme to support young musicians

Levi’s has teamed up with Alicia Keys, Skepta, SZA and Vince Staples to launch a series of music education programmes for young people. CMO Jennifer Sey talks to CR about the project – and explains why the brand is putting music at the heart of its marketing.

Creative Review

Music education in Eritrea

Modern musical instruments training in Eritrea began as soon as Italians seized Massawa in 1885 and started to recruit natives (Askaris) for the burgeoning colonial army.

Music in Africa

Musikinésia, a game that teaches you music theory

Not long ago, Rock Band 3 had a plastic keyboard that let players get the hang of rhythms on the piano, and Synthesia got a little closer to actually being a pack of lessons by using the whole range of a MIDI keyboard as a controller. None of them, though, teach players about music theory as Musikinésia attempts to.

Kill Screen

L'éducation musicale en Suisse inscrite dans la constitution, et après ?

En 2012, 72% de Suisses ont voté pour que l'éducation musicale soit inscrite dans la constitution et devienne un droit fondamental pour chaque enfant. Quatre ans plus tard, quelles sont les répercussions de ce vote sur le paysage de l'éducation musicale en Suisse ?

France Musique

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