Music education

Childhood music lessons 'leave lasting brain boost'

Learning a musical instrument as a child gives the brain a boost that lasts long into adult life, say scientists.

BBC

Industry's Top Music Schools

The Berklee College of Music tops THR's inaugural ranking, with professional programs packed with Grammy, Emmy and Oscar winners vying against the world's great traditional conservatories.

The Hollywood Reporter

Music and the ‘Mickey Mouse’ degree debate

Discord over vocational and theoretical aspects of music study in the 19th century still resonates in today's debates about higher education's purpose.

Times Higher Education

How Music Could Make You a Rocket Scientist

There is a very strong correlation between childhood engagement in the creative arts and measurable success later in life.

ABC News

 

Experts Urge Classic Music Traditions Back in China

Scholars specializing in Chinese music traditions recently gathered in Beijing to discuss how the decline of classical music education, which also emphasizes ethical education, may cause many problems in contemporary Chinese society.

China Radio International

Extended Music Education Increases Quality of School Life

Recent research, published in the journal Music Education Research, reveals measurable benefits of having a few extra hours of music education every week.

Science Daily

Digital technology could transform music education

Current music NCEA requirements need to be less dominated by Western art music practices and more accepting of a range of contemporary music approaches and practices.

TechDay

Music graduates are more employable than you might think

With unique skills and a broad range of graduate jobs on offer, music students have better prospects than people imagine.

The Guardian

Is academia the right way to go for young people seeking a career in Music

The Music Industry is a unique working environment. No other industry that I have worked in offers such a warm welcome to the newcomer whilst presenting such a diverse choice of careers.

Musical Instrument Professional


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