Tag: Music education

3 Music Related TED Talks Not to be Missed

3 Music Related TED Talks Not to be Missed

A selection of 3 great Ted Talks related to the power of music: 1. Benjamin Zander: The transformative power of classical music “Benjamin Zander has two infectious passions: classical music, and helping us all realize our untapped love for it — and by extension, our untapped love for all new possibilities, new experiences, new connections.” […]

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4 Music Related TED Talks Not to be Missed

4 Music Related TED Talks Not to be Missed

A selection of 4 great Ted Talks related to the power of music: 1. Benjamin Zander: The transformative power of classical music “Benjamin Zander has two infectious passions: classical music, and helping us all realize our untapped love for it — and by extension, our untapped love for all new possibilities, new experiences, new connections.” […]

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Machine learning – 2017 tech trend

Machine learning – 2017 tech trend

Fast Company recently published a list of 12 tech trends that will shape our lives in 2017. Two of the trends that we find are most relevant to our quest of providing technological solutions to music learning and teaching are “An AI will be your favorite new artist” (no.7), and “We will learn from machine learning”(no. 12). Machine learning […]

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學習音樂讓孩子更易成功

學習音樂讓孩子更易成功

只要看看每年都有十萬多個音樂學生參加英國皇家音樂學院的考試,便知道在香港有很大部份的小朋友都在學習音樂。然而,又有幾多個小朋友在學習音樂的過程中,能夠培養了對音樂的興趣呢? 音樂考試是重要的,因為考試可以讓小朋友有目標,更可以有客觀標準來知道小朋友的學習進度。但學習音樂不只是為了考試和証書。筆者見過不少小朋友,以極速考獲八級音樂考試,但從此不再彈琴,甚至更不再接觸音樂。 並不是每個小朋友都需要和應該成為下一個郎朗。小朋友學習音樂最重要的目的是培養對音樂的興趣,學習怎樣透過音樂表達和怎樣欣賞音樂。這兩種能力將會令小朋友一生受用。即使是慢慢的由一級考到八級也不是問題。 現代社會節奏急速,無論是在人生的那一個階段,都會面對不同的壓力。人生總有高低起跌,如果孩子能夠在人生不如意時,能夠在鋼琴上彈換一曲來抒發情緒,又或出席一場由音樂家演繹心愛歌曲的音樂會來調劑一下,從而重拾心情,積極面對挑戰,孩子的將來肯定會比沒有這兩種能力的孩子更易成功。

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