Creating a Music School Network: A Finnish Perspective

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Introduction: Music education all over the country The purpose of this essay is to shed light on how the music school network was created in Finland. Besides compulsory music education, Finland has established a network of publicly supported music schools offering voluntary music education for children and adolescents all around the country. (For more information […]

Community Music in the UK: Historical Perspectives

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The philosophers have only interpreted the world, in various ways; the point, however, is to change it (Marx, 1978). Community arts is, if nothing else, about change, and about using the Arts to achieve change (Webster, 1997). Community artists are distinguishable not by the techniques they use … but by their attitude towards the place […]