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Keep Your Brain Young with Music
If you want to firm up your body, head to the gym. If you want to exercise your brain, listen to music.
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1 in 6 Americans Sings in a Choir
And They’re Healthier for It
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Secret symphonies: reimagining the classical concert experience
Earlier this season, Music Director Robert Trevino and his Basque National Orchestra presented a unique series of concerts with the programme kept entirely secret. It was a sensational success. But no-one knew, says Robert Trevino, just how great a risk
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Music takes 13 minutes to ‘release sadness’ and 9 to make you happy, according to new study
The fascinating new research proves that music heals and suggests that in future, music could be prescribed to help us focus, feel happier, relax and overcome sadness.
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‘Deaf’ genius Beethoven was able to hear his final symphony after all
Musicologist uncovers evidence that, contrary to established belief, the great composer retained some hearing in his final years
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Why learning to make music is amazing for children
As the BBC launches its Bring the Noise campaign, saxophonist YolanDa Brown highlights the endless benefits of music-making to Lisa Salmon
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Music Students Score Better in Math, Science, English Than Non-Musical Peers
Effect more pronounced for those who take instrumental rather than vocal music, study finds
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What Exactly Do Students Learn In Music School?
And 5, 6, 7, 8! If you’re like most people in the 21st century, there’s a good chance that when someone says they go to a conservatory or music school, you smile and nod and have absolutely no idea what
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