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Focus on: Music Education

Music education at the Vienna State Opera

Die Zauberflöte © Michael Pöhn | Wiener Staatsoper GmbH
Works for children, guided tours behind the scenes and livestreams for school. Staatsoper Director Dominique Meyer is proud of the house's music education programme.
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Carnegie Hall “Links Up” the concert hall and classroom

Link Up in action © Chris Lee
Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute is introducing young people all over the world to orchestral music with its Link Up programme. 

Music education at English Touring Opera

English Touring Opera help young students to create their own operatic works. We caught up with their Head of Education Tim Yealland to see how they work. 

Music education at Cape Town Opera

Children's impressions from CTO's production of Hansel and Gretel
As part of our music education month, we caught up with Christine Crouse of the Cape Town Opera to discuss how the company brings music to disadvantaged areas in South Africa. 

Delight and shock with Paul Rissmann

Paul Rissmann in action © ASO
Working with the Philharmonia and more, Paul Rissmann specialises in presenting orchestral music to children in engaging ways. We interviewed him as part of our music education focus. 

Educational Project at Barcelona's Liceu

The Education Department of the Gran Teatre del Liceu stages superb productions for the littles ones and offers different activities, as part of their Social Project, which bring to life the Liceu commitment to bring opera to everyone.

The educational legacy of Leonard Bernstein

Bernstein in the TV studio in 1958 © Bert Bial | New York Philharmonic Digital Archives
George Marriner Maull of the music education organisation The Discovery Orchestra looks back on the legacy of Leonard Bernsteins Young People's Concerts. 

Music education at the Concertgebouw Brugge

To find out some of the great work Concertgebouw Brugge is doing with teenagers, check out the videos you will find here.

Music education at the Czech Philharmonic

Singers in the “Romano Drom” concert
We spoke to Czech Philharmonic Head of Education Petr Kaldec to discuss the orchestra's work with young people in Romany communities and more. 

Alexander Bernstein on Artful Learning

Alexander Bernstein © Steve Sherman
The Artful Learning model was initiated by Leonard Bernstein. Now, it's being used in 15 schools in the US.
Kids get creative