Music education

How to improve the school results: not extra maths but music, loads of it

A Bradford primary school wants the world to know its newfound Sats success is down to giving all children up to six hours of music a week.

The Guardian

Oreille absolue : démêler le vrai du faux !

L’oreille absolue est-elle innée ou acquise ? Est-elle vraiment un atout ? Eléments de réponse dans ce "vrai ou faux".

France Musique

UK: Fewer teenagers engaging in music activities than ever before

The proportion of teenagers participating in music activities, including practising and playing an instrument to an audience, has fallen to its lowest level since Taking Part started measuring young people’s participation in the arts in 2008/09.

Arts Professional

Choral singing boosts mindfulness

The physical and psychological benefits of choral singing have become crystal clear in recent years.

Pacific Standard

The 21st Century Music Curriculum- Why Guitar?

Who could have predicted the rapid pace of technological development – development that has altered and disrupted both the way today’s youth experience, create, and consume music, and the ways teachers approach their craft?

Oxford University Press

L'éducation musicale en Allemagne : en avant la pratique !

L’Allemagne, pays de la musique classique ? Oui, pour 88% des Allemands qui estiment que la musique classique fait partie de l’héritage culturel du pays. A l'occasion des élections fédérales outre-Rhin, nous nous intéressons au système d'enseignement musical allemand.

France Musique

Trained musicians make better decisions

Parents aware of how music training can boost their children's cognitive development may be eager to get them into a practice room as early as possible. But new research suggests there may be an advantage to holding off for a few years.

Pacific Standard

The price of learning: Some things to know about music lessons for children

Private lessons are beyond the reach of many families and even music programs at public schools can come at a price.

USA Today

The 15 Best Music Business Schools In 2017

“Musicians today need to understand how to survive in a way that does not compromise their music,” says guitarist-trumpeter Erik Miron, 30, who graduated from USC Thornton in 2009. An understanding of business helps, he says, as long as “it remains in service to the art.”

Billboard


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