Music education

Restore music: Let's put STEAM power in our schools

Without music, life would be a mistake" — a quote by Friedrich Nietzsche — is universally accepted. Many agree that without music instruction, school would be a mistake. Why?

Mail Tribune

Music education valuable asset in school curricula

Study after study has concluded that the benefits of music education far exceed development of an individual's musicianship, alone.

The Pitt News

New Zealand: Musicians Mentoring In Schools Programme

The Music Commission has partnered with the Ministry of Education to provide a free music-mentoring scheme in schools to assist with the development of programmes for the arts in NZ.

New Zealand Music Commission

Youth ensembles are active but challenges lie ahead

Young musicians are benefiting from youth ensembles, but concerns are growing over their financial stability and the difficulty of recruiting musicians.

Arts Professional

MU survey reveals dissatisfaction amongst music teachers

The Musicians' Union (MU) has issued a report calling on the Government to work with Ofsted to ensure that schools recognise the importance of music education.

Music Teacher Magazine

You Know What We Forget to Teach Music Students? Happiness

One of the most important things being overlooked at music schools is practicing, maintaining, and cultivating happiness.

Inside the Arts

Funding out of step with In Harmony ambitions

An interim report reveals promising results but an uncertain future for England's 'El Sistema' schools music pilot.

Arts Professional

Music Education For Creativity, Not A Tool For Test Scores

"Everybody repeat after me," he says. "Wade in the water." Kids sing back, "Wade in the water."

NPR

A Piano for Every Child May Sound Impossible, but in Some Schools It's Happening

The program Music and the Brain knows how big the benefits of music education can be.

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