Music Training May Reduce Examination Stress

From a study by Laohawattanakun J, Chearskul S, Dumrongphol H, Jutapakdeegul N, Yensukjai J, Khumphan N, Niltiean S, Thangnipon W: Several pieces of evidence suggest that academic examinations fulfill the classical requirement of a psychological stressor. Academic examinations represent a Read More …

The Reports of My Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

So said Samuel Langhorn Clemens, writing as Mark Twain. And classical music’s death knell has been sounded many, many times, and yet, somehow, classical music manages to thrive in likely and unlikely places. From the underprivileged elementary schools in Philadelphia, Read More …