A More Positive Image of Classical Music

For almost three years, I have done my best on this and other sites to inform people about classical music: what classical music is; the benefits of classical music; how to choose classical music teachers; what kinds of standards there Read More …

What’s Wrong with Classical Music?

From a paper by John Sloboda (pdf file): The traditions and forms of the academy are, despite what some apologists claim, inaccessible to most people. Their inaccessibility is of two sorts. First, they do not reflect to most people the Read More …

Abundance Thinking: A Scarcity in Classical Music?

I’ve been doing lots of thinking about what an ugly business classical music can be–backstabbing, competitive, and just plain nasty, and I realised that all of this can be traced to scarcity thinking. Formerly I knew there was a huge Read More …