Music education at school

On 21 June 2017 the round table on the issue of music education in school  took place at the Rachmaninov hall of Moscow state Conservatory named after P. I. Tchaikovsky.

In the discussion of topical issues of teaching music in the school participated Taradanova Irina Ivanovna, Deputy Director of the Department of state policy in the sphere of General education Ministry of education and science, Alexander Sergeevich Sokolov, rector of FSBEI "Moscow state Conservatory. P. I. Tchaikovsky", Tarasevich Nikolay Ivanovich, Vice-rector of FSBEI "Moscow state Conservatory. P. I. Tchaikovsky". The moderator of the round table was Akishina Ekaterina Mikhailovna, Director of FSBI "Institute of art education and cultural studies of the Russian Academy of education".

All participants expressed general concern that insufficient attention in schools paid to the subject Music. And this despite the understanding of the importance of musical and artistic education in school.

In his speech Taradanova Irina Ivanovna noted importance of the development of spiritual and moral education are subjects like art and music. Her regret about the fact that the "music goes by the wayside" was expressed by the rector of the Conservatory Alexander S. Sokolov. Learning this subject is important not only for future musicians, it is necessary to modern man. Music teachers from Yoshkar-Ola and Perm noted that music is one of the most influential items in its influence on the child, the number of hours laid down in the curriculum on discipline is minimal.

Participating in the discussion expressed the hope that it will be possible to strike a balance in which the experience of music education will help to cultivate children's interest in this art form, if necessary, to provide guidance in obtaining a specialty in this area.