It’s not a one-size-fits-all solution to education, and it’s particularly ill suited for high-school kids.
In early June 2019, PricewaterhouseCoopers reportedly sent unsolicited emails to Ontario guidance counsellors offering gift cards in exchange for information on student behaviour, ostensibly conducting market research into the “online education market in Ontario.”
Read more at: https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/entry/ontario-online-learning-problems_ca_5d1ce62be4b04c48140df8c0
Did you know that classical music is the fourth most popular genre among music consumers? Or that it numbers more fans worldwide than R&B or hip hop?
Despite the gloomy predictions of classical music’s death that have become ubiquitous over the last few years, a recent study commissioned by Idagio, the classical music streaming service based in Berlin, has found the future to be far from dreary for the beloved genre.
Read more at: https://www.ludwig-van.com/toronto/2019/06/24/report-new-research-shows-classical-music-streaming-soaring-in-popularity/
Blending composition and free improvisation on their eponymous release, Triio—a sextet led by Toronto-based double bassist/composer Alex Fournier—offer a distinctive sound, whimsical track titles, and a surprise around every corner.
Read more at: https://www.allaboutjazz.com/triio-alex-fournier-furniture-music-records-review-by-anya-wassenberg.php
Most classical music lovers can rattle off at least a few different reasons why they love the genre that spans many centuries of Western music. They might list objective reasons like its musical sophistication as compared with the usual pop radio fare, or the studies that talk about relaxation and/or mental stimulation associated with listening to classical music. They may talk more subjectively about the emotions it evokes.
Read more at: https://www.ludwig-van.com/toronto/2019/05/31/report-why-we-like-certain-music-the-brain-and-musical-preference/
The Crown is appealing the acquittal of a former violin teacher on sexual-assault related charges in a case that is making headlines across the country.
Read more at: https://www.ludwig-van.com/toronto/2019/05/15/the-scoop-crown-to-rule-on-overturning-acquittal-of-canadian-violin-teacher-who-touched-students-breasts/
Everyone has their pet peeves, especially when it comes to dating. There can be many elements of the date, and the relationship, that are going well, but there are always deal breakers – those little or big things that stick out and can ruin a relationship before it’s had a chance to take root.
Read more at: https://www.thetalko.com/his-two-biggest-dating-pet-peeves-according-to-his-sign/
The last classical music CD store in Canada is officially closing. As the company announced in a Facebook post earlier today, L’Atelier Grigorian will be shuttering its last retail store in Toronto’s Yorkville in mid-June of 2019.
Read more at: https://www.ludwig-van.com/toronto/2019/05/01/the-scoop-canadas-last-remaining-classical-music-store-calls-it-day/