Early research into new education practices that fuse computing with music-making shows they create “enquiry-rich” conditions that empower children to take risks, and allow teachers to build innovative cross-subject collaborations. New ‘learning pathways’ could help free future musicians from ‘locked-in’ hardware and fuel creative economy.
An investigation into how musicians find creative inspiration has identified four key ingredients needed for creative expression. It also shows that musicians may be at their most inspired when they step away from their instruments and think about music in different ways.
On Saturday July 20, the University launches its annual Summer at the Museums project which this year takes place across 18 different museums in Cambridgeshire.