4 Major Reasons Why Music Is Really Being Cut From Schools

Anxiety is a common companion for music advocates, parents, teachers, and even students at the end of every budget cycle as they wait to find out whether their favorite programs have been cut. Cutting music programs has become commonplace in many of the public schools of the developed world. They always seem to be the […]

What Is It About The Piano That’s Got China So Excited?

The history of pianos in China goes way back to the early 17th century, when Matteo Ricci, an Italian Jesuit missionary, presented it as part of a cache of gifts to the Wanli emperor. At the time, although China boasted rich musical traditions and a host of both imported and domestic instruments, none among these […]

Music Lessons – How Much Talent Do You Need To Learn Music?


How much talent do you need to learn music? It’s a question that I have been asked hundreds of times. The idea that one needs to possess a high level of talent can have a huge impact on whether or not that person chooses to study music. This thought also influences the decision on whether […]