Music Education Matters, Says Sophie Spencer

This year, we are working in partnership with CutCommon to explore how music education can help shape lives. CutCommon's Founding Editor Stephanie Eslake sits down with ANAM Faculty, Musicians and Alumni to excavate the true stories behind the power of music education as seen from the perspective of both emerging and established industry figures. 



For me, the main differences between teaching adult students as opposed to young students is the approach you take to teach them — the depth in which you explore certain aspects of musical and technical matters; as well as the language that is used, both general language and musical language.

"A major issue I see is the lack of importance placed on music making in some schools. Australia needs to implement necessary music education in all primary schools, which includes having the funds so that all students can participate."

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