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How The UK Government Is Killing Music Tuition (And It’s Not What You Think)

Lack of funding for the arts, right? That was your answer. Lack of funding hurts any subject eventually but music’s more resilient and I’ve already lived through one catastrophic withdrawal of funds. Music tuition survives (sadly only for the wealthy … Continue reading

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Teaching Music Is More Important Than Teaching Math(s)

Welcome to Soapbox – a series of short posts where I put forward a unusual argument about music, education, musical education (maybe even educational music?). Each post is a single bite and is not intended to cover every possible point … Continue reading

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Why Guitar Lessons Are More Important Than Any Other Lessons

There are lots of things you can do to make you smarter but music is the only thing that will make your corpus callosum thicker. The corpus callosum is the wiring system between the two halves of your brain. So … Continue reading

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