October 2014 Interview with Radio New Zealand: Music Mythbuster

Duncan Lorien travels the world teaching people how to play music. He teaches all kinds of people – people who never learned to play, people who have given up trying to learn a musical instrument and people who learned at school and have forgotten just about everything they knew.

Check out this interview from Radio New Zealand about a new take on music education with British-born but Boston-based teacher and musician Duncan Lorien. Continue reading

Forward into 2020

The Understanding of Music™ was delivered in Spain for the first time in 2019 and plans are currently underway to return to Ibiza in Spain. Cluj-Napoca in Romania will experience the seminar for the second time in October, 2020. Understanding of Music™ seminars will also return to Auckland, Berlin, Boston, Budapest, Canberra, Clearwater, London, Melbourne, Moscow, Perth & Vienna during 2020.  Continue reading

Understanding of Music Seminar™ Materials Revised

The seminar materials are constantly being reviewed and updated to make them as simple and logical as possible. For example, the newly designed diagrams and text in the latest edition of the Understanding of Music Seminar have taken the subject of rhythm to a whole new level of simplicity and graduates are saying the addition of the new 10 day Seminar Review Lessons are a huge improvement to the 100 Daily Lesson Program. The addition of the DVD of all the exercises contained in the seminar clearly demonstrated on both keyboard and guitar has received rave reviews from all graduates of the seminar. Continue reading