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Learning to play an instrument in the 2.0 era

The project Play With a Pro offers virtual instrument classes to students. These students benefit from access to recorded masterclasses and a professional framework led by the best music schools […]




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Is cultural diversity reflected by cultural organizations ?

A study published by Roger C. Schonfeld and Liam Sweeney found that New York’s cultural sector does not reflect the demographic diversity of the city’s population. The increase of cultural […]




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Can classical music be cool ?

“Classical music is not only competing with more modern musical genres, but with its own reputation: that of being exclusive to educated, white, middle-aged, and middle-class people,” according to the […]




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The short history of applause in classical music

“Where does the cultural code that tells us whether or not to applaud come from?” Journalist Aliette de Laleu provides an historical overview of the evolution of applause from Bach […]




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Spare time is free falling

According to a comparative study of how 15,000 Canadians use their spare time, led by Statistique Canada from 1986 to 2010, Québécois work four more hours each week compared to […]




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Concert experience lived virtually

With this new technological helmet, it is now possible to play alongside musicians from the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra. All you have to do to try out this helmet is […]




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Kirana

Kirana is a contemporary opera project designed for kids.  Their team visits communities around the world, where they offer week-long workshops for children and teach them how to create their […]




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Classical:Next!

Couldn’t attend Classical:Next! ? This Youtube channel offers conferences, workshops, interviews, etc., that will give you an overview of classical music’s news. Our team was there! Source : https://www.youtube.com/user/ClassicalNext/playlists?sort=dd&shelf_id=2&view=50




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Why is music education important?

Journalist Peter Green thinks that music’s ability to improve performance in other subjects should be the last argument used to defend music education. Such a defense legitimizes music as merely […]




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