Music education

Youth ensembles are active but challenges lie ahead

Young musicians are benefiting from youth ensembles, but concerns are growing over their financial stability and the difficulty of recruiting musicians.

Arts Professional

MU survey reveals dissatisfaction amongst music teachers

The Musicians' Union (MU) has issued a report calling on the Government to work with Ofsted to ensure that schools recognise the importance of music education.

Music Teacher Magazine

You Know What We Forget to Teach Music Students? Happiness

One of the most important things being overlooked at music schools is practicing, maintaining, and cultivating happiness.

Inside the Arts

Funding out of step with In Harmony ambitions

An interim report reveals promising results but an uncertain future for England's 'El Sistema' schools music pilot.

Arts Professional

Music Education For Creativity, Not A Tool For Test Scores

"Everybody repeat after me," he says. "Wade in the water." Kids sing back, "Wade in the water."

NPR

A Piano for Every Child May Sound Impossible, but in Some Schools It's Happening

The program Music and the Brain knows how big the benefits of music education can be.

Take Part

Hong Kong: Music education initiative hopes to inspire teachers and students

A pilot music education programme has been launched to inspire the joy and love of music-making for not just students, but also their teachers.

South China Morning Post

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


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