Music education

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

This Tiny Startup Is Trying To Reinvent How We Learn And Read Music

How we learn and read music hasn't changed in hundreds of years. Until now. Hummingbird co-founder and music teacher Blake West was inspired to create an entirely new music notation when he saw a lot of his students struggling with how to read music.

Business Insider

Stick to one instrument, violinist Nicola Benedetti tells pushy parents

One of the world's leading violinists, Nicola Benedetti, has urged Britain's more privileged children to stick with only one instrument and practise hard if they want to know the true meaning of fun.

The Guardian

Salt Lake school is changing lives through music

A belief that intensive music training can combat the effects of poverty, help all students succeed in school and improve life trajectories for disadvantaged children is at the core of Watanabe's philosophy.


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