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Another Key to Finland’s Success in Music Education: Its Summer Music Festivals
Finland’s world renowned music education system is a subject of continuing interest among music educationists in Australia. Attention has naturally focused on how music is taught in its school system and how we could learn from some of its ideas
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Music Minds Matter: New helpline aims to lend an ear to musicians in need
Callers to a new helpline can connect with therapists and receive advice on issues like debt and welfare services
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Music of the Spheres; Big Data Meets Big Sound
Most of us learn by using our eyes. Whether it’s reading or poring over formulas, graphs and charts, it’s a mostly visual experience. Now, professors at Virginia Tech are exploring a new way to add another dimension to teaching and
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Music Therapy Offers an End-of-Life Grace Note
At 90, Beverly Herzog is writing songs for the first time.
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The part of my dad that dementia can’t take
Even as her father’s dementia makes communication difficult, he adores singing. Our reporter learns he isn’t alone – and research has found music may be key to understanding the brain.
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How To Make It In The Music Business Today: Improvisation All The Way
Being a professional musician takes practice—lots of practice. But those looking to make a steady living as a musician have to pay much more attention to the networking and management aspects of their careers than they used to.
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‘The status quo will be obliterated!’ – the inventors making their own musical instruments
Hundreds of people are beavering away, hoping to create their own game-changing instrument – but most won’t sell a single one. Will any change the future of music?
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Earplugs Essential for Orchestral Musicians, Study Finds
New research suggests physical measures and sound screens do little to protect musicians’ hearing.
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