This CD features two of the most important Sonatas of Ludwig van Beethoven, both belonging to the central period of his output: the Sonata in C major op. 53, known as the Waldstein Sonata in homage to its dedicatee Count Waldstein, and the Sonata in F minor op. 57, called the Appassionata. Expressions of Interest (EOIs) are now open for arts managers, producers, and marketing and communications professionals to apply for a Professional Arts Placement at the Shanghai Dramatic Arts Centre and the Shanghai International Dance Centre in 2017.
A study published in 2007 by Christopher Johnson, professor of music education and music therapy at the University of Kansas, revealed that students in elementary schools with superior music education programs scored around 22 percent higher in English and 20 percent higher in math scores on standardized tests, compared to schools with low-quality music programs, regardless of socioeconomic disparities among the schools or school districts.
For the first time ever internationally, in its entirety, this larger-than-life artwork will be exhibited in our Vis Art Park this September 10 before orbiting around the world to land with our friends somewhere between fantasy and reality at Signal Festival Fantastic Planet indeed.
For instance, people use their ears and eyes, as well as large and small muscles, says Kenneth Guilmartin, cofounder of Music Together, an early childhood music development program for infants through kindergarteners that involves parents or caregivers in the classes.
First, due to budget cuts and pressure for schools to ensure their students score well on standardized testing (oddly enough the students who are involved in the arts score better on average) the arts get less attention that other subjects in school.