Music education

10 Easy Ways To Optimize Your Music Practice

These tips are effective for anyone who plays an instrument or sings.

NPR

World's orchestras help ready China's apprentice players to perform

The Shanghai Orchestra Academy lets young musicians find out what it's like to be part of an ensemble, through exchange programmes with some of the world's leading institutions.

South China Morning Post

Gambia: Music Education in the Gambia

Music education in schools was introduced in The Gambia by the British.

All Africa

Has America Given up on Arts Education?

Here we are heading into another school year and, once again, communities all across America are struggling with funding cutbacks that affect teachers, school programs and school facilities.

Huffington Post

All Uke Can Do: Enhancing General Music through the Ukulele

When educators think of the ukulele in music education, our minds often go to 5th grade and junior high students. We never even fathom the idea of teaching it to students who are only 5 years old.

NAfME

Student exchange between universities in Kenya and Uganda

As part of the African Music Development Programme, students from The Technical University of Kenya visited the Department of Performing Arts and Film at Makerere University in Uganda, for over a month from June 12th to July 16th.

African Music Development Programme 

Support for anniversary tour of the Palestine Youth Orchestra

The Palestine Youth Orchestra (PYO) was established in 2004 by the Edward Said National Conservatory of Music (ESNCM), with the vision of bringing together young Palestinian musicians from around the world in a high-quality orchestral ensemble.

The Orchestra will be inaugurating its second decade by touring France this summer. The tour will take place between the 17th and the 29th of August. 84 young musicians will gather in France for two weeks of music making and will present concerts in Paris, Lyon and Aix-en-Provence. See the project description here.

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The Global Search for Education: Is This the Age of the Arts?

Arts education is making a difference in improving struggling schools by increasing student engagement and positively changing young lives in countries all over the world.

Huffington Post

Deaf students make music

Deaf high school students are playing music with members of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (MSO) as part of a workshop with a profoundly deaf concert pianist.

ABC


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