Ken Robbins

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Reel Places: Empire, Lucious Lyon, and Music Mogul Mansions

The real life and on-screen appearance of a mansion in Barrington, Illinois, that served as the home of Lucious Lyon in the FOX show <i>Empire</i>.<p>The life of a <b>music mogul</b> isn't easy, based on the portrait painted by Empire Entertainment don <b>Lucious Lyon</b>. When dealing with so many power struggles and record …

8 Characteristics of Connected Educators - Corwin Connect

When Tom Whitby and I set out to write <i>The Relevant Educator: How Connectedness Empowers Learning,</i> we wanted to provide a manual for any educator who …

Education Technology

A Beautiful Visual on The Impact of Technology on Music Teaching and Learning

October 9, 2015<br>Helpful apps and websites abound for educators of all types - and for music teachers in particular, online resources are indispensable …

Education Technology

Student lauded online for holding special-needs stranger's hand

Godfrey Coutto sat with Robert, a deaf man who also suffers cerebral palsy<p>A Hamilton, Ont. university student didn't back off when a middle-aged man …

How to compose melodies and chords with Ableton Push

<b>Push is designed to make composing a breeze, even if your knowledge of music theory is limited. Here's how to get going…</b><p>Press the Note button once …

The Ideal Ballet Body

Share Email Comments<p>By Brian Nolan. <br>GRD DIP, GRD CRT, BA, DIP, RAD TC.<p>In the world of classical ballet, our instrument is our physique, which is …

20+ Educational Tools and Apps That Support 21st Century Learning

October 8, 2015 <br>Technology has radically transformed the notion of education to the extent that a label such as 21st century learning is a …

Education Technology

For Guillermo del Toro, home is where the horror is in 'Crimson Peak'

Monster movie-maker<p>Guillermo del Torohas conjured up demonic superheroes, fantastical fawns, colossal robots and even larger Kaijus, but his latest Frankenstein creation is not only an unnervingly lovely beast but also the set of his film. Possibly the most elaborate monster Del Toro has ever …

Guillermo del Toro

Leonard Bernstein

I met Bernstein in Vienna where he was appearing this summer at the Festival, to conduct a new production of <i>Fidelio</i> in the Theater an der Wien where …

My Classical Music Education Philosophy

<i>"I believe that Classical Music should be taught to anyone and everyone without exception.</i><p><i>Classical Music connects children with the past, the</i> …

Kai Kight: Violin

A contemporary composer & innovator, Kai Kight has a diverse background that has been fueled by creating and making.<p>He holds an engineering degree …

Flute

Chineke! Europe's first professional orchestra of black and minority ethnic musicians launches

When the Chineke! Orchestra steps on to the Queen Elizabeth Hall platform on 13 September, the audience should notice something unusual. One of those …

YouCompose

YouCompose is an app that helps you write songs with the aid of a virtual assistant composer. The app just got a major update, including support for …

There’s true musical genius in many a film score

Film composers deserve to appear in Classic FM’s Hall of Fame, but they won’t displace the greats such as Beethoven and Mozart<p>News has arrived from Classic FM that will make the hearts of many confirmed classical music-lovers sink. It seems that listeners to the station can no longer tell Stork …

Flute

Hunky String Quartet Well-Strung Will Never Be 'Royals' in Smashing New Video: WATCH

Hunky pop/classical fusion string quartet Well-Strung released the third video today from their upcoming album POPssical. It’s a cover of Lorde’s …

Prom 65: Coote, English Concert, Bicket

What was a stunningly good Alice Coote recital doing trapped inside an A-level Theatre Studies project? I’m not sure that <i>Being Both</i> – the semi-staged …

The Arts

Hip-Hop and Classical Collide With Black Violin

video.episode<p>http://www.wnyc.org/story/black-violin/<p>WNYC<p>The duo's new album, "Stereotypes," showcases their eclectic sounds.

Music Is a Potent Source of Meaning

(Photo: Jose Oller/Flickr)"Music," wrote Ludwig van Beethoven, "is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy." Granted, as a composer, …

Psychology