Music education

Touching the Heart of Many with Music

"My son started to play music with a calculator. One day, his father and I were surprised to hear some musical sounds comong from his room.

Bernama

Fulton Named One of the Best Places to Live for Music Education

Once again, Fulton County has been recognized as one of the best places to live for music education, thanks to the Fulton County School System's top quality music programs, according to a recent press release.

Jhons Creek Patch

Classical music a fine start in learning music

The song 'Anakku Sazali' composed by the late Tan Sri P. Ramlee for the movie with the same title not only depicts the love of a father for his son but also his genuine passion for music.

My Sinchew

11 Facts About Music Education

1. Children who study music tend to have larger vocabularies and more advanced reading skills than their peers who do not participate in music lessons.

Do Something.org

Grammy's Music Educator Award

For every performer who makes it to the GRAMMY stage, there was a teacher who played a critical role in getting them there. And really, that's true for all of us who are making music today. Maybe they introduced you to your first instrument. Or they showed you how to get over your stage fright. Or maybe they just inspired you to have the confidence to go for it when you were ready to give up.

Grammy in the Schools

A better life can be child's play

SOME people know Venezuela as a country that produces oil and coffee, and for the anti-US rantings of its President, Hugo Chavez. But many of those involved in classical music also know the South American nation as the originator of a music-education program that is the envy of the world.

The Australian

Early Music Lessons Have Longtime Benefits

When children learn to play a musical instrument, they strengthen a range of auditory skills. Recent studies suggest that these benefits extend all through life, at least for those who continue to be engaged with music.

But a study published last month is the first to show that music lessons in childhood may lead to changes in the brain that persist years after the lessons stop. 

The New York Times

Zimbabwe: All-Female Mbira Forum On Tomorrow

Harare's Book Café in collaboration with Mbiravolution will tomorrow hold an Artistes Voices Discussion with the topic "Celebrating Female Mbira Players". The discussion will focus on who are the players, what significant contribution has been done, how are female mbira players being encouraged and what the future holds for other female mbira players?

allafrica.com


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