The Future of Music Education

Decoding the Rhythms of Social Change

Enrique Marquez
Andrea Tober_by_Zebu Kluth
  • event type:Conference
  • date:13 May 2024 - 17 May 2024
  • city/area:Berlin
  • venue:Colosseum, Berlin
  • country:Germany
  • event posted by:Piranha Arts

Chaired by Enrique Márquez (Mexico), CEO, Boca del Rio Philharmonic

with Andrea Tober (Rector of Hochschule für Musik Hanns-Eisler Berlin); Daniela Peclová (Czech Republic, Janáček Academy of Performing Arts)

As we stand at the crossroads of a rapidly evolving global landscape, the future relevance of music conservatories in the coming decades is a question that demands our attention. Drawing from diverse leadership roles in Europe, Latin America, and the US – spanning social development initiatives to leading higher education institutions – this session raises queries about the value of current music training paradigms. Beyond performance mastery, are young musicians being equipped with the versatile skills needed in an interconnected world? Does the approach foster critical thinking and incorporate a liberal arts dimension?

This session, enriched by a philosophical framework, real-world case studies, and industry expertise, delves into these vital issues shaping the industry's trajectory. Join in this concise exploration of music education's transformative potential for the 21st century.