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Interview with Peter Breugelmans — Part 3

Feeling of rhythm is an essential part of music learning, no matter which instrument the student picks up. But there is a phenomenon indicating that some people say they don’t have a feeling for rhythm, while others seems to have the feeling … Continue reading

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Interview with Peter Breugelmans — Part 2

Starting is always easy but continuing is always a hard task for learning an instrument. So how to keep students motivated even when they don’t see their own progress anymore? This is a very necessary task for music teachers. We … Continue reading

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Early formal music education in China

Formal music instruction begins very early in China. Sometimes it even begins from kindergartens. Music becomes part of daily activities. Singing, moving, dancing, clapping… even playing some classroom instruments. But most of the time, this is just to let the … Continue reading

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Music is “useful”

Music can make people relax, happy… Besides, music can help stroke victims communicate! For the many stroke victims devastated by the loss of their ability to speak, music may be the key to unlock language. The patients couldn’t speak anymore … Continue reading

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USO spring concert!

Hi everyone! Again this year USO will have a spring concert Thursday 3rd and Friday 4th of April! Annnnd I will be there and play for you guys! All members in University Symphony Orchestra (USO) are from universities in Leuven. … Continue reading

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Judge music at the first note? No! At the first sight!

Listening to music with your eyes closed is a good way to judge if the music is your dish or not. However, some research started a few years ago to judge music without sound. IS THAT POSSIBLE? Some researchers think … Continue reading

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Auto-Tune. Sounds perfect, but…

“The Voice of China”, a famous singing competition programme in China, was doubted by the audience that the contestants’ voices were being altered via Auto-Tune. Also the same happened on X Factor in the US. The technique of Auto-Tune has … Continue reading

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