Music education

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."


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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Hong Kong: Music education initiative hopes to inspire teachers and students

A pilot music education programme has been launched to inspire the joy and love of music-making for not just students, but also their teachers.

South China Morning Post

Close to Home: Social change through music education

From its beginnings in a parking garage in Caracas in 1979, El Sistema has become a recipe for developing new programs around the world.

The Press Democrat

Singapore: NAEA Celebrates 10 Years of Promoting Arts Education in Schools

Since 2003, the NAEA has seen participation from more than 200 schools, or close to 60% of Singapore schools - spanning primary, secondary, and Integrated Programme (IP) schools, and junior colleges.


Berklee meets YouTube era

Musicians have never had a simple career path, but there's a new route to fame or, at least, professional advancement: YouTube.

Boston Globe

Inaugural Winner of the Grammys' Music Educator Award, Talks ABBA and New Violins

Kent Knappenberger, a music teacher at the Westfield Academy and Central School in Westfield, New York, was honored with the Grammys' first-ever Educator Award, presented by the Recording Academy and the Grammy Foundation.


Parents’ Top 5 Questions About Music Lessons for Kids

How do I know if my child is ready for music lessons?

The Washington Post

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