Dementia choir changing lives for the better through song and friendship

Canberra’s first dementia-friendly choir is making a positive difference in the lives of people living with the disease, as well as their partners and carers.

February 23rd, 2018 | Tags:
For Video Soundtracks, Computers Are The New Composers

Tomas Villegas was looking for information about a product on YouTube, but couldn’t find it. “So I thought, well, I’m sure there’s other people looking for it. So I made a video.”

February 21st, 2018 | Tags:
Ten Reasons To Let Your Kid Major In Music

Dear Liz, My daughter is a junior in high school, and she is sure that she wants to major in music in college. She wants to attend a music conservatory. That plan scares my husband and I greatly.

February 16th, 2018 | Tags:
Music Teachers Believe a Lot of Myths

New research from Germany suggests many are unclear regarding which claims about music and the brain have actually been confirmed.

February 14th, 2018 | Tags: ,
Music in the OR: Turn It Up, or Turn It Off?

Is an operating room the right place for Beethoven, Beyoncé, or Phil Collins?

February 9th, 2018 | Tags:
Music torture: How heavy metal broke Manuel Noriega

Everyone has at least one song that sets their teeth on edge. Most of the time, they’re easy to avoid.

February 7th, 2018 | Tags:
In Washington, an alliance between symphonies and scientists

What do a Supreme Court justice, the director of the National Institutes of Health, and a four-time Grammy-winning opera singer discuss over dessert?

February 2nd, 2018 | Tags: ,
Finland’s Music Education System: How It Works

In an earlier article, Music Australia presented an overview of the Finnish school system and how music teaching is delivered by a highly successful network of government subsidised specialist music schools. In this article we explore further how this parallel [...] more >>

January 31st, 2018 | Tags: