Music education

Music education must keep on moving

If we weren't already excited enough to welcome back the LA Philharmonic and Gustavo Dudamel to the Barbican last month, their residency also included Future Play: Music Systems in the 21st Century, a major symposium of leading artists and educators from across the world to analyse the current and future state of music education, both in the UK and abroad.

The Guardian

Can the internet open up classical music to a wider audience?

In recent weeks, some of my long-held assumptions about classical music, education, and the intersection between the two have been seriously challenged – by "MOOCs", of all amazingly named things.

The Telegraph

Taking Action: SupportMusic and NAfME State Leaders Oppose Legislative Measures Detrimental to Music Education

The Support Music Coalition, led by the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) and the National Association for Music Merchants (NAMM), reacted quickly when the Lansing, Michigan School Board voted to cut music, art and physical education elementary teaching positions from the 2013–14 budget. The district wants to replace the teaching positions with "consultants."

NAfME

Have Some Fun

Every fall since I began teaching at SUNY Fredonia, I've been asked to come speak to the School of Music's Freshman Seminar class in order to let them know about our composition program.

New Music Box

Inquiry tunes in to music in regional schools

The chairman of a Victorian Parliamentary Inquiry wants regional schools to tell him about the problems they face when trying to run music programs.

ABC News

Touching the Heart of Many with Music

"My son started to play music with a calculator. One day, his father and I were surprised to hear some musical sounds comong from his room.

Bernama

Fulton Named One of the Best Places to Live for Music Education

Once again, Fulton County has been recognized as one of the best places to live for music education, thanks to the Fulton County School System's top quality music programs, according to a recent press release.

Jhons Creek Patch

Classical music a fine start in learning music

The song 'Anakku Sazali' composed by the late Tan Sri P. Ramlee for the movie with the same title not only depicts the love of a father for his son but also his genuine passion for music.

My Sinchew

11 Facts About Music Education

1. Children who study music tend to have larger vocabularies and more advanced reading skills than their peers who do not participate in music lessons.

Do Something.org


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