An Alberts initiative, driven by our belief in the power of music to change lives.
Extensive research in the fields of neuroscience and psychology have studied music learning and found that it:
Alberts is using this research as the foundation for a more ambitious, collaborative project seeking to ensure all primary students have access to quality music education. We are adopting a longer-term approach and are engaging with key music organisations, providers and funders as well as educators and policy makers to gauge interest, test ideas and develop a sensible way forward.
We are committed to working with others passionate about music education. If you are interested and want to be involved, please get in touch.
Alberts through our philanthropic arm, The Tony Foundation has supported organisations such as The Song Room, Musica Viva and Australian Children’s Music Foundation to provide a range of music programs in schools. Alberts also co-funded the ABC’s three-part tele-series Don’t Stop the Music which created a national conversation and call to action on music education. Music Education: Right from the Start was born of a realisation from our work and the research that ending the vast inequity of access to music education across Australia is within our reach.
Alberts is a 135-year-old family business that has played a vital role in the evolution of Australia’s media and popular culture since the early days of sheet music and music publishing through to the birth of commercial radio and television and the founding of the Australian pop and rock music industry.