Technique

Daniel Barenboim launches educational online channel

For many people, online videos are a key element of education and technique. Check out what Daniel Barenboim has done. Conductor and pianist Daniel Barenboim recently unveiled his Youtube channel, and, in case you worry it will just collect his most notable...

The Power of Pedagogy

Can "listen(ing) to great singers" improve your playing and that of your students?   The Power of Pedagogy In arts education, students must be taught to create, not imitate. ENLARGE Pianist Vladimir Horowitz in 1936. PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES By BYRON JANIS All...

Lang Lang talks with Gramophone about Music Education

Lang Lang has consistently advocated for music education. Lang Lang was in London recently to talk about some of his educational projects – a series of books focused on the Lang Lang Piano Method for Faber, his Foundation and a concert at the Royal Albert Hall for...

A New Method for Learning Bach…with BACh

Oh my. This could be GREAT...or not. You be the judge. Every potential virtuoso needs a mentor. It just so happens that this one is a computer. Called BACh – for Brain Automated Chorales – the system helps beginners learn to play Bach chorales on piano by measuring...