Anita Holford talks to Janine Irons and Gary Crosby, who together run the music education and development charity Tomorrow’s Warriors.
A study by staff at the University of Illinois, Northwestern University and the University of Texas, raises the possibility that musical training may help offset age-related declines in brain volume in older adults.
Researchers from the University of Geneva and Université de Lausanne in Switzerland have found that formal, intensive, musical instrument training in a group setting in primary schools can enhance their cognitive development.
Taking a music qualification in school is linked with higher academic achievement, according to Cambridge Assessment research.
A School of Music professor set out to disprove the idea of a link between a students’ musical and mathematical achievement. But the results of his study proved otherwise.
In this new podcast, Anita Holford, co-editor of Music Education Works, is talking with Ije Amaechi, Victoria Port, and Ross Lanning who are all music tutors working for Hertfordshire Music Service.
Nina Kraus, Hugh Knowles Professor, and Travis White-Schwoch, senior data analyst, both at Northwestern University, argue that music education should be part of every child’s curriculum.
Neuroscientists in Chile have found new evidence that learning to play a musical instrument may be good for the brain.
In this new podcast, Anita Holford, co-editor of Music Education Works, is talking with Laura Hassler, Founder and Director of Musicians Without Borders. It’s a charity based in Amsterdam that uses the power of music for peacebuilding and social change, particularly in areas of war and conflict.
In this new podcast, Anita Holford, co-editor of Music Education Works, is talking with Ollie Tunmer of Beat Goes On who teaches STOMP-style body percussion and samba drumming to all ages.
This article by Gideon Waxman is a helpful reminder of just how important mindful listening is, as part of music education.
In this new podcast, Anita Holford, co-editor of Music Education Works, is talking with Malaki Patterson, who is Gloucestershire-based music producer, community musician, music manager, and creative director.