Music education

Dr Ahmad Sarmast Interview

What inspired you to begin the Afghanistan National Institute of Music?
A strong belief in the incredible power of music, and specifically its ability to bring restoration and peace to Afghanistan.

The Guardian

Old music becomes new art

On a sunny day in Basel, delicate tunes waft through the windows of the Schola Cantorum, the world's oldest institution for the study of "old music". Eighty years on, that term - and the school's role - is constantly being re-defined.

Swiss Info

Music, Travel & Education

PBS's Beat Making Lab is a music and travel log that was developed at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, in which musician educators Stephen Levitin and Pierce Freelon share the tools and techniques of digital music-making with young musicians in developing nations.

Stupid Dope

With music education at risk, musicians and teachers take action

Peter Luff, the conductor of the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, doesn't believe that the children are being exposed enough to music in elementary school.

Radio and Music

New free schools include East End music school

A music school for deprived teenagers in east London and two schools for autistic children are among the latest free schools in England to be approved.


Learning how to play an instrument has far-reaching benefits for kids

The music spilling out of doorways into today's school hallways isn't scales from a plodding concert band anymore. Midstate music programs are using advanced technology and offering students of all ages new opportunities to learn how to make better music.

Penn Live

Auralia Webinar

Auralia is the world's best ear training program for schools. Please attend to see how to use it and how to implement it with your students. Webinar presented by Robin Hodson.

Music First

Some Wonderful Pinterest Boards for Elementary Music Educators

Pinterest became popular with educators because it was a wonderful way to share ideas using links, pictures and information. Perform a search for music education on Pinterest, and you will have an endless list.

LETEM Play expands beyond instruments to advocate music education

Life Enhancement Through Education in Music- was started by Katy Dolan and Philip Howard in February 2012. The Central Valley High School Juniors decided they wanted to share something they loved while making a difference in their community. LETEM provides instruments to students who can't afford them.

Spokane Valley

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