Unlike competitions for soloists, winners do not receive large sums of prize money or recording contracts. That doesn’t seem to put participants off
For budding musicians who lack the cash, where can one turn to for introductory lessons, whether it is music production or instrumental tuition on guitar or keyboard, just to get started? Conversely, are there teachers out there who are willing [...] more >>
Strokestra, a partnership between the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and a Hull stroke unit, showed me how important occupational therapy is
New research published in the journal Brain and Cognitio suggests that people who play an instrument have faster reaction times.
In a recent study of adults with early memory loss, scientists found that practice of a simple meditation or music listening program may have multiple benefits for older adults with preclinical memory loss.
Elementary school children who have confidence in their own musical abilities are more likely to continue their music education through middle school, while those with poor musical self-concept are more likely to opt out of music class — regardless of [...] more >>
In the violin-making world, two names reign above all others: Antonio Stradivari and Giuseppe Guarneri.
The maestro was pivotal in classical music’s links with broadcasting: who is following in his footsteps?