Students decide early in life if they have any musical “talent,” and that predicts whether they take music classes later. They don’t see music ability as a skill.
At a Catholic high school, it’s easy to perform sacred music at a choir concert. Public schools, too, often perform sacred music. Good thing.
Researchers wonder whether a conductor is clearer or perceived as being more expressive with or without a baton. It turns out, that depends.
Bon Iver’s new album has a special place in the hearts of folks at the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire. Justin Vernon, who wrote the album, is a graduate.
The Swedish Academy awarded American songwriter Bob Dylan the Nobel Prize for Literature, the 1st time a songwriter won the prize.
Fitting in the current presidential election cycle, a hilarious movie starring Meryl Streep is about an arts patron who couldn’t sing a note.
A bus carrying the show choir from Wheaton Warrenville South High School caught fire Friday. Everybody’s OK, and the group won 1st place at the contest.
The choir from a Wheaton IL middle school will combine with one from Chicago to perform 2 community-based concerts this holiday season.
Straight Outta Compton is a music biopic about the rise of N.W.A. in mainstream hip-hop culture.
Taylor Swift convinced Apple Computer to pay artists royalties even while consumers stream their music for free. Why is that important?