Music education

High-quality music: the preserve of the rich?

“When are you going to apply for a job in a private school?” This is the question I get asked most by my musical colleagues in other schools.

Teach Talk Music

Online music lessons an effective way of reaching rural pupils

Music Hubs could save an average of 476 hours driving a week by switching to online teaching, research suggests.

Arts Professional

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.

A Journal of Musical Things

Education musicale en Estonie : Un instrument pour chaque enfant

Avec le projet « Un instrument pour chaque enfant », l'Estonie se dote d'un fonds qui vise à rendre la pratique musicale accessible à chaque enfant. Un cadeau que le pays offre à ses citoyens pour son centenaire en 2018.

France Musique

“An Instrument for Every Child” – Estonia strikes the right chord with an ambitious music initiative

As part of the celebrations for Estonia’s centenary, an ambitious project is orchestrating a comprehensive upgrade to the country’s instrument collections and its music education overall.

Estonian World

Music education in Chad

Artistic training encompasses all artistic fields from plastic arts, drawing, painting, sculpture, music, dance etc. Music, however, does not form part of the educational system of Chad, which yet abounds in talent.

Music in Africa

Le cerveau, la créativité artistique et la musique

Une série spéciale sur les perspectives vertigineuses ouvertes par les progrès les plus récents et à venir des neurosciences et des sciences cognitives.

France Culture

3 Reasons Why Brain Research Should Guide Arts Scheduling in Schools

As far as school subject offerings are concerned, an abundance of research continues to show that arts education has a profound effect on a child’s life, both within and beyond school walls.


Music and Learning American Cafe

This week on American Café, we'll explore how music education helps kids in all walks of life.

VOA News

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