Music education

How Do You Explain Harmony to a Child ... or Herbie Hancock?

When you’re at a family cookout and a five-year-old asks you to explain the mysteries of life or the current state of geopolitics, you’ve got two options: You can either make something up and hope they never ask again, or just tell them enough to provide a basic grasp of the concept.

WQXR

An introduction to sound engineering

Although it is inextricable from all areas where sound is produced, manipulated and presented, it is arguably most central in the world of music.

Music in Africa

Handicap : la musique pour avancer

Une leçon de piano pas comme les autres, où l'élève est autiste et non-voyante.

France TV

Mariachi Is Inspiring a Revolution in Music Education

Acoustic guitars are flying off the shelves at Iowa-based West Music, one of the country’s largest and oldest distributors of instruments for schools and school districts.

Acoustic Guitar

How we are bringing high-level music education to the masses

The concept for tonebase was born from a question posed in the “Innovation and Collaboration” class at the School of Music: “If you could contribute ANYTHING to the classical music world, what would it be?”

Yale News

When it comes to education, we mustn't lose sight of music for music’s sake

It’s tempting to promote the wider educational benefits of studying music to those who would seek to marginalise it – but we should never be shy in endorsing the arts as important in their own right.

The Strad

Comment donner le goût pour la musique à votre enfant ?

Votre enfant est encore trop petit pour intégrer un cours de musique, et vous voudriez lui transmettre votre passion le plus tôt possible ? L’éveil musical en famille, c'est possible : voici quelques conseils qui pourraient vous décider à vous lancer.

France Musique

‘Great equalizer’: Program fights lack of diversity in jazz education

“Jazz is our American classical music,” she said. “It’s the great equalizer.”

San Francisco Chronicle

New study aims to improve quality of life for seniors with music

Researchers from Germany and Switzerland have teamed up to investigate the effects of music on the brains of elderly people. DW talked to the research leader about the challenges and possible outcomes of the study.

Die Welle


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