Expert inputs on composing music

In the last year, there has been a huge upsurge in adults seeking hobbies that promote mindfulness or joy.  The time saved from not traveling coupled with the potential end of the world has led us to realise that we deserve to be happy, not just productive (although being happy makes us more productive too!). […]

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So, you want to be a Bollywood singer…

That most commercial music in India stems from Bollywood is a fact. Bollywood music caught the nation’s attention, making people laugh and cry along with their favourite superstars. No one wondered why all the actors seemed to sing with the same voice. In fact, in the early days of cinema, most people didn’t even know […]

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The extraordinary connection between music and faith

It can be a little controversial to explore the music-spirituality connection. Many question whether it is appropriate to teach “religious” songs from a faith other than your own. A lot of traditional music was born in places of worship. And a lot of great musicians and composers were priests and saints who created their art […]

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5 ways in which the pandemic shaped music trends

Like in every other sphere of life, the pandemic has taken music online, and everything looks different as a result. New trends have emerged, as have disruptions and opportunities. Here are some highlights: 1. The evolution of the live performance Two years ago, the idea of a live concert over zoom would’ve been sacrilege.  At […]

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Music as a teaching tool – expert tips for educators

For schools and educators to prepare students for the workplace of the future, it’s important to prioritise music. Learning music is not just an “extra” to abandon in favour of math or science. It goes hand-in-hand with students’ efforts to grow and succeed in the future, and music can be a powerful teaching tool.  Studies […]

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