From the first time we stretch our tiny fingers across the ivories, to the last symphony we hear before our world goes quiet, music’s presence in our lives is often a welcome one. Sure, learning the piano may a labor of love, and the thumping brass recordings of our favorite marches may not ring as clear as they used to, but we should find comfort in knowing that the benefits of listening to, and being surrounded by, music will last us our entire lives. Read More »
Tuesday Dec 3, 2013, New York: Underlining the need for music schools for youngsters, Oscar-winning composer A R Rahman feels children across India should have access to proper music education. Learning music is “not merely a side thing where you take tuitions in a house. Read More »
High school student William Linster will realize his dreams this holiday season when he serves as guest conductor for the Waterbury Symphony Orchestra’s concert, “A Connecticut Christmas,” at 8 p.m. Saturday, December 14 at the Litchfield Intermediate School in Litchfield and again at 3 p.m. Sunday, December 15, at the Naugatuck Valley Community College Fine Arts Center in Waterbury. Read More »
Legendary Nashville songwriters Gordon Kennedy and Wayne Kirkpatrick took the equally legendary Ryman Auditorium stage on Monday night, October 28, to perform for enthusiastic crowd of over 400 NAfME members who were in town for the 2013 NAfME National In-Service Conference. Read More »
In a speech on the stage of the Grand Ole Opry House, Mayor Karl Dean welcomed nearly 3,500 music teachers, music students and corporate partners of the National Association for Music Education to Nashville. He called the Grand Ole Opry House “the Heart and soul of Music City.’ Read More »
If there’s anyone who truly understands the value of educating a young person about music, it has to be Karl Dean, the Mayor of Nashville. “Music City” is a town that’s all about creating and consuming music. As keynote speaker, Dean will bring his unique insights and love for music Read More »
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