Music education

5 Reasons Why Contemporary Music Education May Be Better Compared to Classical

As a young kid who wanted to blast riffs and solos, I began playing guitar at the age of 9. But as there was no other choice at that particular moment, I was given a nylon string classical guitar and enrolled to a classical music school where I spent my precious free time during the next six years.

Ultimate Guitar

Music education helps improve children's ability to learn

What if a large number of scientific studies found there was one activity that could improve our cognitive function, help our memory systems work effectively, help us learn language, help us moderate our emotional states, help us solve complex problems and help our brains be healthier into later life?

ABC

‘Miraculous’ music made by hearing-impaired children

A group of deaf and hard-of-hearing Syrian refugee and local Lebanese children have sung in a choir in Beirut giving a performance that was “nothing short of miraculous”.

UN News

L’avenir de la musique classique est en Asie

Le cas de la Corée du Sud est d'ailleurs exemplaire, poursuit-il: "Dès les années 1980, il y a eu une volonté d'investir dans l’éducation en général et dans la culture en particulier.

RTS

Top 25 Music Schools for Composing for Film and TV

Are traditional music institutions more valuable than the school of hard knocks?

The Hollywood Reporter

Why an arts degree is now a must-have asset in the workplace

Workplaces have evolved rapidly in recent years due to the advent of new technologies, changing business needs, and the new cohort of workers entering the workforce.

Arts Hub

‘Every child would benefit from music lessons’

Sheku Kanneh-Mason might be the cellist of the moment, but he still has time to visit the youngest musicians in the business.

Classic FM

La pratique musicale améliore les interactions sociales des enfants autistes

Dans une récente étude, les chercheurs de l’Université de Montréal et de l’Université McGill ont démontré que la pratique musicale améliore la connectivité des régions cérébrales impliquées dans les interactions sociales des enfants autistes.

France Musique

Baghdad’s school of music and ballet beats the odds

The School of Music and Ballet is almost the only mixed-gender school in Iraq.

The Arab Weekly


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