Music education

How we are bringing high-level music education to the masses

The concept for tonebase was born from a question posed in the “Innovation and Collaboration” class at the School of Music: “If you could contribute ANYTHING to the classical music world, what would it be?”

Yale News

When it comes to education, we mustn't lose sight of music for music’s sake

It’s tempting to promote the wider educational benefits of studying music to those who would seek to marginalise it – but we should never be shy in endorsing the arts as important in their own right.

The Strad

Comment donner le goût pour la musique à votre enfant ?

Votre enfant est encore trop petit pour intégrer un cours de musique, et vous voudriez lui transmettre votre passion le plus tôt possible ? L’éveil musical en famille, c'est possible : voici quelques conseils qui pourraient vous décider à vous lancer.

France Musique

‘Great equalizer’: Program fights lack of diversity in jazz education

“Jazz is our American classical music,” she said. “It’s the great equalizer.”

San Francisco Chronicle

New study aims to improve quality of life for seniors with music

Researchers from Germany and Switzerland have teamed up to investigate the effects of music on the brains of elderly people. DW talked to the research leader about the challenges and possible outcomes of the study.

Die Welle

The Irony of Specialized High Schools

Partaking in an intensive arts education as a teenager can have the unintended effect of pushing some toward a more traditional university path.

The Atlantic

‘It's appalling that music is neglected in schools’

Andrew Lloyd Webber has spoken out about the empowering force of music, and the disastrous effect of music cuts in schools.

Classic FM

Le Programme pour le Développement de la Musique Africaine met en réseau les universités de l’Afrique de l’Est

Deux instituts de formation musicale en Afrique de l'Est ont bénéficié de ce projet. Il s’agit du département de musique, de danse et de théâtre de l'Université de Makerere en Ouganda, ainsi que l'école des arts et technologies créatives de l'Université Technique du Kenya (TUK).

Music in Africa

Teach arts, watch kids grow

Arts education has undergone an immense transformation in the school system. It has become less popular these days, unlike the sciences, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM education).

The Star Online

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