Music education

Music education: things to know about jazz

Do all of these jazz festivals make you wish you were tapping your toes in some dimly lit backroom to the sweet sounds of a jamming piano player?

The Berkshire Eagle

New Campaign launched to bring music back into education

Music technology company Steinberg is launching a new campaign under the banner #ComposeWithDorico to save music education in schools.

Mix Mag

‘Taking away music education is an incredibly dangerous thing’

Alison Balsom is best known as one of the world’s best trumpet players, but this year she starts a new role – as artistic director of the Cheltenham Music Festival.

Classic FM

Angélique Kidjo, la diva de tous les combats

Reine de l’afro-pop, la chanteuse béninoise est aussi très engagée dans les luttes humanitaires, notamment dans l’éducation des Africaines.

Telerama

How music lessons can improve language skills

Study links piano education with better word discrimination by kindergartners.

MIT

Diversity in the Choral Classroom: Adversity or Electricity?

How do you build trust, and foster a sense of teamwork and musical success where there is mistrust and multicultural diversity?

NAfME

Musicians are better multitaskers

The researchers found musicians outperformed non-musicians on such tests, suggesting they have a stronger ability to "shift flexibly between mental sets."

Pacific Standard

Quand la musique est bonne… pour le cerveau

Outre ses effets sur la santé, la douleur, la musique est également un puissant stimulant cognitif et cérébral.

Le Monde

Music Program Helps Preschoolers Perform Better In School

Children also get the chance to move around and learn rhymes. Improved math and language skills are a byproduct of the program as well as practice in a classroom setting helping students prepare for many other school subjects.

CBS


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