From film scores to tv commercials and video games to major sporting events, classical music is not only not dying, but rather it is booming. It is also spilling over into other musical genres, says presenter of Mornings on ABC Classic FM Martin Buzacott. “The guitar player from The National, Bryce Dessner, and people like… Read More
Hands On! A Musical Experience offers age-appropriate music classes for children ages 4 months to 4 years using a specially formatted, instrument-based music curriculum. Our classes introduce children to musical concepts, instruments and activities that enhance other learning such as the acquisition of language, listening skills, auditory discrimination, social understanding and personal discovery. Hands On! classes are designed to include music, story, movement & the exploration of various musical instruments that children can see and touch.
Last week we visited the country of: France! We visited France on our world map and learned that the Eiffel Tower is 1,063 feet tall! We sang the Allouette, met the French Horn, and perhaps the most exciting of all – the accordion! On the accordion we listened to La Vie en Rose and the Can… Read More
From England to Venezuela, from harpsichordists to activists, here are 6 women who have made exceptional contributions to the world of classical music. Click to listen to some of their compositions and read about their inspirational lives.