Music education

Learning & Development: Music

Music permeates every aspect of our lives. More than a decade ago it was found that 40 per cent of our time was lived to the accompaniment of music – you have only to look around you on public transport, in shops and on the street to conclude that this is by now a conservative estimate.


Joué-Play, un instrument nouvelle génération ?

Et si on jouait d’un instrument sans effort ? Cette proposition va sans doute bien faire rire les professeurs de musique, mais séduira aussi ceux qui hésitent à se mettre à la musique.

France Musique

6 best mixing tutorials and online courses

It’s all very well getting caught up in buying the latest plug-ins and outboard, but it’s no use if you don’t know how to use them! Here are six of the best mixing tutorials and online courses that you need to know about.

Music Tech

Cancel the 19th Century: A Preview

Disillusionment and abuses of power are obvious symptoms of deeper underlying problems. And music school leaders need to fix this broken, outdated system with more than rubber bands and paper clips.

Classical Alternative

Teaching kids how to make guitars can get them hooked on engineering

The demand among employers for workers with technical skills is large everywhere, including in the United States.

The Conversation

Government invites ‘music experts’ to create new school music syllabus

Musicians and music teachers are being called on to shape the future of music education in England.

Classic FM

Les longues carrières des musiciens d'orchestre : comment faire pour "durer" dans le métier ?

La musique est-elle comme un sport de haut niveau ? Pas tout à fait. Les grands sportifs se retirent en général avant d'atteindre 40 ans. Les musiciens, eux, pas avant la soixantaine. Comment font-ils pour mener leur longue carrière à terme ?

France Musique

Neuroscientists’ research reinforces music’s impact on the developing brain

Children can learn communication, empathy, focus and decision-making skills just as well at a piano bench as they can on the soccer field or in the chemistry laboratory, according to Assal Habibi, a neuroscientist and psychologist at the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences’ Brain and Creativity Institute.

USC Dornsife

Why learning to make music is amazing for children

Children benefit hugely from learning to make music – not only from the joy music can bring to them and others, but also from the way music-making can boost wellbeing, academic attainment and personal development.

Irish News

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