Music education

6 Things Musicians Should Know That They Don’t Teach You in Music School

"The difference between school and life? In school, you're taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you're given a test that teaches you a lesson."

Music Think Tank

The Scottish Instrumental Music Group’s Report on music tuition

Music in all its forms plays a huge role in Scotland's culture and life. In schools, music and learning to play an instrument provides enormous benefits for young learners in terms of their creativity, teamwork and confidence.

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Spotify #NYC Music Education Hackathon Responds To Real Issues

This past weekend, more than 170 hackers joined music educators from around the country for the first-ever Music Education Hackathon, hosted by Spotify and Innovate NYC Schools program, part of the NYC Department of Education.

Hypebot

Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra App

The free App will introduce a new generation of children to the orchestra and the music of Britten through the latest technology - just as the composer intended when he leant support to a film featuring his Young's Person's Guide in 1946.

Gramophone

A Teacher's Guide to Music and Dislexia

Inside you'll find a series of articles from leading experts on the subject, offering insights and ideas which you will find inspiring and useful in your teaching.

Music Teacher Magazine

Arts stimulation a lesson in good literacy

Evidence shows that students who study creative arts do better in other areas too, writes Andrew Taylor.

The Age National

Some online Music Education Events

There are a couple of online professional development events coming up in the next few weeks that are worth looking into to rejuvenate yourself over the summer months.

MusTech

iCAN Play Music

It's late in the afternoon on a beautiful day in May, but Daniel Lopez, 9, of the Franklin Elementary School in Santa Barbara, and Gustavo Dudamel, 32, of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, are both stuck indoors, rehearsing with their orchestras.

The Indipendent

Songwriting courses: a path into the music industry?

Without songwriting there would be no music industry, but there are surprisingly few places to study it. Bath Spa University believes it was the first in the world to launch a master's in songwriting in 2007.

The Guardian


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