Music education

‘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

Andrew Lloyd Webber to be honoured at Classic Brit Awards

Andrew Lloyd Webber is to receive a special Classic Brit award for his services to musical theatre and arts education.

The Stage

How to Hit the Right Note When Introducing Music to Your Kids

Have you heard that listening to music can benefit your baby in a number of ways? Do you relish the idea of sharing your love of music with the newest love in your life?

Mom Loves Best


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