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Benefits of Music Education

These Business Leaders Do Their Jobs Better By Applying Lessons From The Performing Arts

The actor Steve Carell recently ran into an old colleague of his from Chicago’s Second City improv theater company. They reminisced about…

27th Feb 2015

Why music training in earlier life is great news for employers

Since the dawn of humankind, people have both knowingly and unknowingly shared a common frustration that when left unresolved leaves many in…

20th Feb 2015

How learning music is instrumental in children’s brain development

The brain is the final frontier of the body. Scientists are performing some exciting research regarding how our brains develop, especially when…

18th Feb 2015

New report explores relationship between arts engagement and health

A new report, published by Arts for Health at Manchester Metropolitan University on Thursday 12 February 2015, reveals that engaging with the…

18th Feb 2015

Why singing in a choir is so good for you

Performing offers many emotional, physical and social benefits, say local choristers Creative self-expression is an innate desire and a reason why performing…

16th Feb 2015

Training to play an instrument as a child can boost your brainpower by 20% in later life

Musical training in before you are fourteen can boost your brainpower significantly in later life, a major new study has found. Researchers…

9th Feb 2015

7 Leadership Skills Fostered in Arts Education

In my art classes, I have the privilege of working with students who have become fired up and eager to take on…

4th Feb 2015

Benefits of music education reinforced in new publication

Compelling evidence” for the benefits of music education are revealed in a new research review by internationally renowned Professor Susan Hallam MBE,…

29th Jan 2015

Early education: You’re never too young to get a start in the arts

Before children become literate, music, painting, crafts and drama can give them powerful tools for communication and development Thomas Johnston is a…

27th Jan 2015

What parents need to know about children’s brains on music

If you learned how to play a recorder or ukelele in school, you may have built up brain functions that boosted your…

27th Jan 2015

The Surprising Science Behind What Music Does To Our Brains

I’m a big fan of music, and use it a lot when working, but I had no idea about how it really…

26th Jan 2015

Sir Ken Robinson: give the arts as much weight as sciences

Schools should give as much weight to the arts as they do to science and maths, according to leading author and educationalist…

23rd Jan 2015

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