Learning music early can make your child a better reader

Neuroscience has found a clear relationship between music and language acquisition. Put simply, learning music in the early years of schooling can help children learn to read.

August 21st, 2019 | Tags: ,
More Than An Elective: Why Music Education Is Essential

With budget cuts, a changing curriculum and myriad other factors playing into the modern school day, it may come as no surprise that courses in music, art, vocational trades and more are often on the chopping block, considered as electives [...] more >>

July 12th, 2019 | Tags:
How to stop nagging your child to practise their musical instrument

It’s 4pm on a Thursday, and your child is on the couch with the iPad. You need to leave for the weekly music lesson in half an hour. You can see dust has gathered on the piano (or the flute [...] more >>

June 26th, 2019 | Tags:
How music lessons can improve language skills

Study links piano education with better word discrimination by kindergartners.

May 15th, 2019 | Tags: , ,
How To Hit The Right Note When Introducing Music To Your Kids

Have you heard that listening to music can benefit your baby in a number of ways? Do you relish the idea of sharing your love of music with the newest love in your life?

April 26th, 2019 | Tags: ,
How music can help your child learn better

Programs develop children through movement and music

February 15th, 2019 | Tags: ,
Another Key to Finland’s Success in Music Education: Its Summer Music Festivals

Finland’s world renowned music education system is a subject of continuing interest among music educationists in Australia. Attention has naturally focused on how music is taught in its school system and how we could learn from some of its ideas [...] more >>

January 4th, 2019 | Tags: , ,
Music of the Spheres; Big Data Meets Big Sound

Most of us learn by using our eyes. Whether it’s reading or poring over formulas, graphs and charts, it’s a mostly visual experience. Now, professors at Virginia Tech are exploring a new way to add another dimension to teaching and [...] more >>

December 5th, 2018 | Tags: ,