You vote for my pupil, I’ll vote for yours – the truth about music competitions

Who will break the stranglehold of the Fifa-style music professors?

May 24th, 2019 | Tags:
Singing Against the Grain

Playing Beethoven in the #BlackLivesMatter era

May 22nd, 2019 | Tags: ,
What Was the Point of Elevator Music?

Contrary to popular belief, it wasn’t because lifts were terrifying.

May 17th, 2019 | Tags:
How music lessons can improve language skills

Study links piano education with better word discrimination by kindergartners.

May 15th, 2019 | Tags: , ,
Musicians are Better Multitaskers

New research from Canada finds trained musicians more efficiently switch from one mental task to another.

May 10th, 2019 | Tags:
Loud music at restaurants could be leading you to order burgers over salads, study says

Noisy restaurants are a source of perennial complaints, but it’s not just diners’ ears that are affected — it’s their waistlines, too. A new study published in the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science has found that if ambient [...] more >>

May 8th, 2019 | Tags: ,
Removing Barriers to New Music

My job as a marketing communications manager at Boosey & Hawkes brings me out to multiple concerts a week, at venues large and small, fancy and scrappy, spread out around New York City. Still, you go to enough new music [...] more >>

May 3rd, 2019 | Tags: ,
The World’s Best Violins Sing Like Humans

Some are baritones, some are tenors.

May 1st, 2019 | Tags: