Music education

Schools use music to prepare pupils for secondary education

Music teacher talks to education reporter Haydn Lewis about using music to bridge the gap between primary and secondary education.

The Press

Music and Success

Year after year, researchers report associations between children's participation in music classes and better grades, higher SAT scores and elevated cognitive skills.

The New York Times

Rhapsody Music Education: A startup working to create platform for children to collaborate on music

"If there is a child who plays guitar in Calcutta, and wants to work with a child who is a singer in Chennai and a child in Bangalore who writes a nice set of lyrics, let's create a platform for them," says 36-year-old Srinivasan.

The Economic Times

The art of learning: Why teaching music matters

Anxiety abounds concerning the demands of our rapidly changing and ever more complicated world and about the ability of our educational system to respond.

The Northwestern

Balkan music maestro Bregovic sets up Roma education fund

"I cannot solve all (Roma) problems, but we are setting up a foundation that will help talented Roma who want to enrol in music schools," Bregovic told reporters.

France 24

Making sure young brains get the benefits of music training

The percentage of students receiving music education has been in decline for decades. The Harmony Project, a music program for inner-city kids in Los Angeles partners with a neurobiologist to study the impact of music training on the learning skills of poor children.

PBS

Rahman calls for more music schools

Oscar-winning Indian composer A.R. Rahman feels that youngsters should have access to proper music education and called for more music schools in India.

The Star

Ten Interactive Websites to Utilize in the Elementary General Music Classroom

Some of these websites can be used by the educator in a one computer classroom, or can be used with multiple computer stations, or a computer lab, or on mobile devices like iPads.

MusTech.net

Music in higher education: what is it worth?

Music has found itself increasingly central in the subject controversy surrounding higher education.

The Guardian


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