Music education

How to stop teenagers from tuning out of music lessons

Many children lose interest in learning music when they reach their teenage years. The solution lies in changing the way we teach music to make it more inspiring.

The Irish Times

Gustavo Dudamel : «La musique devrait abolir les frontières»

À 33 ans, Gustavo Dudamel incarne la réussite du modèle vénézuélien d'éducation et d'action sociale par la musique, El Sistema, fondé il y a tout juste quarante ans par l'économiste José Antonio Abreu.

Le Figaro

What parents need to know about children's brains on music

If you learned how to play a recorder or ukelele in school, you may have built up brain functions that boosted your ability to do better in school, especially if you kept up with practice.

KPCC

NAMM 2015: Turnaround study touts benefits of arts education for kids

Though topics at the National Assn. of Music Merchants (NAMM) convention in Anaheim most often trend toward musicians, musical instruments and how they interact, one panel at the annual industry gathering tilted in a decidedly socially conscious direction.

Los Angeles Times

2016 Education Report consultation: Education, sustainability and the post-2015 development agenda

Share your views to help develop the forthcoming 2016 Education Report.

Education Report Consultation

Science Just Discovered Something Amazing About What Childhood Piano Lessons Did to You

If your parents forced you to practice your scales by saying it would "build character," they were onto something.

Music Mic

Malaysia: Empowering kids through music

Besides giving them lessons in classroom subjects like maths and English, the volunteers also provided guidance in co-curricular activities, including music.

The Star

U.S.A.: How important is music education in schools?

Millions of children in schools enjoy music each day by singing a song during circle time, learning to play an instrument, or singing a part in a chorus.

Fox News

L'apprentissage de la musique chez l'enfant permettrait de réduire l'anxiété et de contrôler ses émotions

Les enfants qui jouent du violon ou du piano pourraient apprendre plus que du simple Mozart.

Huffington Post


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