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Music Appreciation 101 By Justin Gamache

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Music Appreciation is designed to help the student acquire informed listening skills which promote the development of curiosity about, an enthusiasm for and the enjoyment of many types of music. 706 more words

Music & Education

Blogging for music schools

Why are music school blogs a good idea? I’ve looked at some music school websites, and often I see a menu tab marked “Blog”. When I click on “Blog”, often there is only a little bit of content – obviously, the blog was a good idea, but the busy music school owner just hasn’t had the time to provide blog content and updates. 344 more words

Band Music

Five Good Things: November 21

Happy Friday! We’re in the countdown now kids. Less than five weeks until Christmas! So yes, it’s alright to put decorations up (For all the scrooges out there complaining). 190 more words

Media

Upbeat about Sistema-inspired music programmes: how they are raising the bar for children in deprived areas

Picture credit: Kimberly Warner/BRAVO Youth Orchestras

Andrea Creech

El Sistema, the Venezuelan music education programme that claims to transform lives through intensive participation in orchestra and choir, has again been in the news. 721 more words

Education Policy

Four lessons to learn from band

Although there is evidence that relates music to intelligence, perhaps a better argument as to the benefits of music education is the applicable life skills band teaches you. 591 more words

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