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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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Interview with Peter Breugelmans – Part 1

A few weeks ago we conducted an interview with Peter Breugelmans, Lichen’s organ teacher. Peter is a proficient organ and harpsichord player and teacher, distinguished in multiple contests. In the next posts here we want to talk about some of … Continue reading

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The benefits of music

You may have heard of the Mozart effect. Simply said, this claims that ‘listening to Mozart makes you smarter’, or a more moderate version is that children who listened to Mozart’s music perform better for some mental tasks. But is … Continue reading

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Formal and informal music education

Hello everyone, this is Niklas posting! Based on this paper, Lichen and I thought it would be interesting to compare musicians/ music students who are self-taught with people who are taking lessons. As it happens, I belong to the former … Continue reading

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Can computers replace humans as music teachers?

When browsing an apps store, there is always a large section about education, which aims at helping people acquire new knowledge and skills. But is this kind of software as good as a real teacher? The paper ‘Computers in Music … Continue reading

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