News and Resources
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News & Resources
During the summer of 2020, a group of 20+ studio faculty chairs and other contributors from The Juilliard School created a list of “Music by Black Composers: An Introductory Resource.”
Former gymnast Amanda Ewing left the corporate world after 16 years, taking her first steps toward a more fulfilling career and life.
In a recent interview with the organization Decolonizing the Music Classroom, Dr. Kofi Gbolonyo, a professor of Ethnomusicology and African studies at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver, Canada), gives an interesting perspective on how the arts field should treat and interact with traditional music from different cultures.
For our Canadian readers, the Toronto Black Film Festival is featuring a documentary titled NEOJIBA: Music That Changes Lives, focusing on the social integration program NEOJIBA, which was originally inspired by José Antonio Abreu, in Salvador, Brazil.
New research from MIT and from the University of Zurich affirms the power of music learning for the brain.
On Day Two of the El Sistema USA Symposium & Seminario (happening this week—get tickets here!), a group of five leaders from El Sistema Venezuela joined the gathering to present a pre-recorded video that may be useful and informative for many programs.
Online sessions are still running for the fifth annual SIMM-posium conference, which provides a platform for conversation and debate around the social impact of music-making.
Music programs all over the globe have been struggling to reinvent themselves as part of the switch to virtual learning.
Global MOOC Alliance Opens Call for Student Projects That Address UN’s Sustainable Goal for Education
Do you have an ambitious team of students who might be ready to take on a Global Massive Open Online Challenge?
Since the pandemic began, Boston Music Project (BMP) has worked on creative ways to engage their students through virtual teaching—including composition.