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The greatest music teacher who ever lived

Nadia Boulanger taught many of the 20th Century’s greatest musicians. She may have been the greatest music teacher ever, writes Clemency Burton-Hill.

December 8th, 2017 | Tags:
 
Want a Smarter Kid? Get Them Music Lessons

The relationship between cognitive abilities and playing a musical instrument are well known. Here’s a guest post by Jess Walter on why getting your kid to take music lessons is one of the most loving things you can do.

November 15th, 2017 | Tags:
 
Music and Learning American Cafe

How does music education help kids in all walks of life?

October 25th, 2017 | Tags: ,
 
3 Reasons Why Brain Research Should Guide Arts Scheduling in Schools

There have been more studies of the brain completed in the past twenty years than perhaps the past 200 years combined. We all have more access to knowledge about how humans learn that we have ever had before. These brain [...] more >>

October 18th, 2017 | Tags: ,
 
What Is the Suzuki Violin Method?

Teaching tiny people to play music.

September 27th, 2017 | Tags:
 
Beginning with Silence Finding “Presence” in Music Class

What might happen if we all took 30 seconds each day to be silent, listen, appreciate, and celebrate the present moment?

September 20th, 2017 | Tags: ,
 
When should children begin music lessons?

The old age adage of New Year’s resolutions was thrust upon me the other day by this 10-year-old wearing designer alpargata shoes who is determined to learn to play a musical instrument this year. “My resolution this year is to [...] more >>

August 30th, 2017 | Tags:
 
Free Music Lessons on the Internet: Is There Such a Thing?

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 >>

August 16th, 2017 | Tags: ,