Music education

An American In Mali, Teaching The Country's Sounds

In just over a year, the country has witnessed a rebellion, a military coup and the occupation by Islamist fighters of the desert northern region, recently largely liberated in a counteroffensive by French-led forces. Despite the troubles, the school is open and classes continue.

NPR

Music helps Centex kids learn better

A young boy stepped onto a round platform, smiling and oozing with confidence. He hoisted a small violin on his left shoulder. As soon as the pianist played the first note, he started to perform the folk song "Go Tell Aunt Rhody." The audience was hooked.

Inquirer News

Teachers learn to use music in class

Well-known musicologist Sam Wisdom has encouraged a group of teachers from different sections of the island to ensure that their students grasp their lessons through the infusion of music.

The Gleaner

Save The Music Programs!

Band changed my life for the best in so many ways. I loved being in the band all throughout high school. It was my home away from home. It was the place that I always looked forward to going to and it was my sanctuary– totally removed from the cliques that were so nasty and prevalent everywhere else.

NAfME

Nominations Process Complete for First-Ever Music Educator Award

The Music Educator Award was established to recognize current educators who have made a significant and lasting contribution to the field of music education and who demonstrate a commitment to the broader cause of maintaining music education in the schools.

The Wall Street Journal

Using music to keep kids in school

Interview with Tonya Lewis-Taylor, a singer and former Roc-A-Fella Records publicist who co-founded the non-profit organization Entertainers 4 Education Alliance.

NBC Tv

Jazz In The Cafeteria: Kids Learn To Listen While They Chomp

School lunch is often synonymous with loud noise. Studies have shown the decibel level in some cafeterias is as high as a lawn mower. Every so often, though, students at Alice Terry Elementary School, southwest of Denver, are asked not to make any noise.

KQED

Music education must keep on moving

If we weren't already excited enough to welcome back the LA Philharmonic and Gustavo Dudamel to the Barbican last month, their residency also included Future Play: Music Systems in the 21st Century, a major symposium of leading artists and educators from across the world to analyse the current and future state of music education, both in the UK and abroad.

The Guardian

Can the internet open up classical music to a wider audience?

In recent weeks, some of my long-held assumptions about classical music, education, and the intersection between the two have been seriously challenged – by "MOOCs", of all amazingly named things.

The Telegraph


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