Music education

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

Is Music the Key to Success?

Alan Greenspan, former chairman of the Federal Reserve, was a professional clarinet and saxophone player. The hedge fund billionaire Bruce Kovner is a pianist who took classes at Juilliard.

The New York Times

Inclusion and Success - The American Music Teacher

For most of my 16 years at MTNA, I have advocated that a proper music education involves, even requires, both public school music as well as private teaching.

Hispanic Business

Why I became a music teacher and my mission to reshape music in UK schools

Taking part in pilot scheme turned everything Anna Gower thought she knew about music learning and teaching upside down and inside out.

The Guardian

Lang Lang promotes education at UN headquarters

Chinese pianist Lang Lang speaks at the one-year anniversary meeting of the United Nations' Global Education First Initiative at the UN headquarters in New York.

China.org

Parents Absolutely Should Force Their Kids to Take Music Lessons

Should children study violin—or rather, be forced to study violin? Or forced to study ballet?

New Republic


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