Music education

Close to Home: Social change through music education

From its beginnings in a parking garage in Caracas in 1979, El Sistema has become a recipe for developing new programs around the world.

The Press Democrat

Singapore: NAEA Celebrates 10 Years of Promoting Arts Education in Schools

Since 2003, the NAEA has seen participation from more than 200 schools, or close to 60% of Singapore schools - spanning primary, secondary, and Integrated Programme (IP) schools, and junior colleges.

IFACCA

Berklee meets YouTube era

Musicians have never had a simple career path, but there's a new route to fame or, at least, professional advancement: YouTube.

Boston Globe

Inaugural Winner of the Grammys' Music Educator Award, Talks ABBA and New Violins

Kent Knappenberger, a music teacher at the Westfield Academy and Central School in Westfield, New York, was honored with the Grammys' first-ever Educator Award, presented by the Recording Academy and the Grammy Foundation.

Billboard

Parents’ Top 5 Questions About Music Lessons for Kids

How do I know if my child is ready for music lessons?

The Washington Post

‘Spirit of Uganda’ presents East African music and dance

The Spirit of Uganda," a program of East African music and dance designed to empower African youth and culturally inform others, will be presented next week.

Daily Bullettin

Handbook for Artistic Research Education

The SHARE international network, which works to enhance the 'third cycle' of arts research and education (i.e. doctoral-level studies) in Europe, has developed a handbook for artistic research education.

ELIA

These Children Are Lifting Their Voices for Social Change, Education

Music is shown to improve a child's problem solving skills. It's shown to improve a child's educational experience. It's shown to improve a child's overall mental health. Music can do even more.

The Huffington Post

 

How a Music Education Program Is Transforming Lives in Philadelphia

Play On, Philly is an innovative music program modeled after Venezuela's network of youth orchestras known as "El Sistema".

WRTI


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