Tag Archives: music

Millennials really love Christmas music

Think Christmas music isn’t cool? Don’t tell that to millennials. Music aficionados aged between 18 to 34 now account for a whopping 36 percent of holiday music fans — a chunk that’s more than 40 percent larger than the corresponding pool of Christmas-jingling baby boomers, according to a study by Nielsen. “Boomers & Beyond,” which is how Nielsen describes the ... Read More »

How to manage your digital music library

Credit: Thinkstock The music industry is racing towards streamed distribution, but many of us have built up sizeable music collections. I certainly have, and I spent weeks ripping my old CD library a few years back (and then repeated the job when I realized that 128Kbps MP3s weren’t going to cut it). And if you prefer to own your music, ... Read More »

7 local districts nationally recognized for music education

Seven local school districts have been named “Best Communities” in the nation for music education this year. The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation recognized 527 districts and 92 schools “for their outstanding music education programs” in 2017, the organization said. Among them were the Arlington, Dover, Hyde Park, Millbrook, Red Hook, Spackenkill and Wappingers districts. AVID: Preparing for the future, Hyde ... Read More »