education

Media > Should Education Focus Less On The Creative Arts, More On The Art Of Creativity?
June 6th, 2018

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We have a problem in our country right now. Like the energy crisis of the 1970s, we now have a creativity crisis brewing in our schools. And in as little as ten years it will directly affect all businesses, particularly [...] more >>

Media > Guy Noble’s Soapbox: Sorting out the sheep from the geese
May 4th, 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 > Are holographic teachers the future of music education?
April 20th, 2018

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It wasn’t too long ago that our vision of what the near future would look like consisted of robots and machines helping humans go about their daily lives, serving them at restaurants, and even providing companionship.

Media > Why the whole of the MI industry should support music lessons
April 18th, 2018

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The likes of ISM have been campaigning heavily to protect creative subjects in schools, but is the wider musical instrument industry doing enough to support the continuation of music lessons?

Media > Discover ScaleTracks
March 2nd, 2018

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‘I don’t like scales and arpeggios’ – how many times have we heard this as teachers? In order to address this common issue, my brother-in-law David Denning and I have developed ScaleTracks, an app which features inspiring backing tracks for [...] more >>

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 >>