The Age of Enlightenment is not over... we have just had a long intermission. Muswellbrook is leading a renaissance with a remarkable, educational gift for children.
Enlightened thinking in Muswellbrook, New South Wales, where an innovative new independent primary school, focussing on music and creativity, is slated to open in 2020.
Where once one was branded as one type of musician or another, now young players can benefit from multidisciplinary lessons of the past to shape the music of the future.
The Australian composer of Babe and a host of classical scores has a residency with the Sydney-based orchestra, but the practice actually goes back to the Dark Ages and beyond.
Australian states are now starting to embrace the National Music Teacher Mentoring Program, as results from a national survey and study confirm how much is to be gained.
In a good news story, the Sydney Con and others are getting behind the aims of the National Music Teacher Mentoring Program.
In an eclectic ARCO 2018 season, the period band will be exploring the idea that all music is connected and all music was once new.
A lack of access to qualified, specialist music teachers is putting our children's potential at risk.
For the conductor and educator, it’s good to see new initiatives providing new opportunities for young musicians.
As Australia plunges down international rankings, all the Government offers is a race to the bottom of the educational ladder.
The report on the first National Music Teacher Mentoring Program has come in and the message is loud and clear.
The success of a new program proves how important it is that every child in Australia gets a musical education.
Are we failing music students as a result of poor staffing priorities?