MUSIC EDUCATION RESEARCH
Latest research on the benefits of music education for teachers, students, and parents. Tips for practising, motivation, performance, & more.
Procedure to teach students how to write music notation using the Photoshop concept of layers.Read More
Experienced musicians are more likely to write chords from bottom to top, starting with note heads first, then stems and beams, and finally adding musical expression markings.Read More
Music is seen as powerful force in learning improvement and is recognised around the world, even former president of the United States Bill Clinton (quoted in Mark, 2002, p. 67) expressed that “learning improves in school environments where there are comprehensive music and arts programs. They increase the ability of…Read More
The researcher’s results demonstrated that children’s executive functioning improved after 12 months of piano instruction.Read More
Many pianists are required to perform from memory in exams and performances. It is a skill that is expected of musicians, but overlooked in piano lessons as something that needs to be actively taught. How do you teach memorisation? It is assumed that music is memorised simply by practising more,…Read More