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Ensemble performance has always been an integral part of music - from the Native American chants, to Baroque chamber music, all the way to contemporary pop bands, the ability to 'lock in' with a group is arguably the most important skill a musician can possess. Playing music together builds a sense of community and forges lasting friendships. It builds teamworking and communication skills...

Many traditional teaching methods largely consist of learning music through written notation. Whilst sightreading is an invaluable skill that caters well for visual and reading/writing learners, it is not necessarily the best way to engage children in music. Our education system must cater for all types of learners, and the two most important elements of music - listening and playing...

Kinaesthetic and Aural Learning in Music Education

The Importance of Group Tuition