Music education

'It's not enough to play the piano – it takes a lifetime to understand music'

Clustered at the very top of the piano-playing profession are a handful of players everyone agrees are supreme. Mitsuko Uchida is one of them.

The Telegraph

A Jazz Pianist Considers Fidel Castro's Music Education Legacy

Sublette explains that the Cuban Revolution in 1959 led to more investment in music education.

NPR

Kids Who Believe They Can’t Sing Tend to Quit Music Education

Elementary school children who have confidence in their own musical abilities are more likely to continue their music education through middle school, while those with poor musical self-concept are more likely to opt out of music class.

Psych Central

Utah Symphony members to provide music education for young musicians in Haiti

Professional training in music can’t be acquired by flipping through the pages of a manual or browsing through online tutorials, according to Utah Symphony cellist John Eckstein.

Desert News

L'éducation musicale en Suisse : à qui est destiné le programme Jeunesse et musique ?

Quatre ans après l'inscription dans la constitution suisse de l'éducation musicale, le programme fédéral Jeunesse et musique divise : quelle éducation musicale favoriser, celle des amateurs ou celle des jeunes talents ?

France Musique

Kazakhstan launches first national online music education project

The project forms a rich library, which aims both to preserve Kazakh musical heritage and provide access to music to those living in remote regions. Much of the music featured on Dalatunes was digitalised for the first time for its inclusion on the site.

The Calvert Journal

Nashville Public Schools Continue to Set Example for How Music Education Can Bounce Back

"Recent studies have clearly indicated that musical training physically develops the part of the left side of the brain known to be involved with processing language, and can actually wire the brain's circuits in specific ways.

Education World

Music Education on the Go

Want to learn about classical music? Pianist Daniel Barenboim turns to YouTube as a teaching tool.

The Wall Street Journal

Jouer par cœur fait-il de nous de meilleurs musiciens ?

Point de récital avec la partition sur le pupitre, ou presque. Si jouer par cœur est une performance en soi, elle est relativement récente. Être capable de reproduire par cœur tout le programme du récital, est-ce l'accomplissement ultime d'un musicien ?

France Musique


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