education

Media > Ten Reasons To Let Your Kid Major In Music
February 16th, 2018

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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.

Media > Music Teachers Believe a Lot of Myths
February 14th, 2018

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

Media > Finland’s Music Education System: How It Works
January 31st, 2018

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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 >>

Media > Guy Noble’s Soapbox: Sorting out the sheep from the geese
January 24th, 2018

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Children may not all have the voices of angels, but perhaps torturing the young is killing off the audiences of the future.

Media > The greatest music teacher who ever lived
December 8th, 2017

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

Media > Want a Smarter Kid? Get Them Music Lessons
November 15th, 2017

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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.

Media > Music and Learning American Cafe
October 25th, 2017

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

Media > 3 Reasons Why Brain Research Should Guide Arts Scheduling in Schools
October 18th, 2017

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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 >>