- Tuesday, 02 April 2013
Once again, Fulton County has been recognized as one of the best places to live for music education, thanks to the Fulton County School System's top quality music programs, according to a recent press release.
- Monday, 04 March 2013
For every performer who makes it to the GRAMMY stage, there was a teacher who played a critical role in getting them there. And really, that's true for all of us who are making music today. Maybe they introduced you to your first instrument. Or they showed you how to get over your stage fright. Or maybe they just inspired you to have the confidence to go for it when you were ready to give up.
- Monday, 24 September 2012
SOME people know Venezuela as a country that produces oil and coffee, and for the anti-US rantings of its President, Hugo Chavez. But many of those involved in classical music also know the South American nation as the originator of a music-education program that is the envy of the world.
- Thursday, 13 September 2012
When children learn to play a musical instrument, they strengthen a range of auditory skills. Recent studies suggest that these benefits extend all through life, at least for those who continue to be engaged with music.
But a study published last month is the first to show that music lessons in childhood may lead to changes in the brain that persist years after the lessons stop.