Music Therapy Offers an End-of-Life Grace Note

At 90, Beverly Herzog is writing songs for the first time.

November 16th, 2018 | Tags:
How Mongolia went wild for opera

Why are so many Mongolians winning international singing awards? To find out, Kate Molleson travelled 1,000 miles across the country to meet latest star Ariunbaatar Ganbaatar, drinking mare’s milk, sleeping in yurts and recording its vocal masters

November 14th, 2018 | Tags:
6 things musicians should be doing on social media in 2018

Whether you’re a long-time aspiring musician or you’re looking to kickstart your career in music this year, here are some tips on how to succeed from the best musicians on the Internet.

November 9th, 2018 | Tags: ,
If music gives you goosebumps, your brain might be special

Do you ever get that feeling when listening to a great song that makes all the hairs on your arm stand on end?

November 7th, 2018 | Tags:
Community singing ‘improves mental health and helps recovery’

Singing in groups can help people recover from mental illness, making them feel valued and increasing their confidence, according to research.

November 2nd, 2018 | Tags:
The part of my dad that dementia can’t take

Even as her father’s dementia makes communication difficult, he adores singing. Our reporter learns he isn’t alone – and research has found music may be key to understanding the brain.

October 31st, 2018 | Tags: ,
Five Ways To Listen To The Music Of The Ancient World Today

We are often immersed in what the ancient world looked like when we visit a museum or an archaeological site. However, the vibrant soundscapes heard at festivals, funerals, courtly feast