Could Exposure To Training Be Making Musicians’ Brains More Symmetrical?

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Weโ€™ve already established that you can expect your brain to change in both structure and function when you engage in musical activity. This is particularly the case when you learn to play a musical instrument as it demands a high level of brain activity compared to other daily activities. For instance, when playing a piano […]

Are Musicians’ Brain Waves Really Better At Syncing With The Music?

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Scientists have found the group of people that might respond the most to music โ€“ musicians. As they spend more and more time around music, musiciansโ€™ brains increasingly become more synchronized with the rhythms. In a new study, New York University researchers isolated the rhythms in the brain that can coordinate with music. However, only […]

The Biggest Question Every Drumming Enthusiast is Asking – Where and How to Begin?

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Ask a crazy drummer; he/she is ready to give up everything to be as good as them. However most of these drumming enthusiasts get disillusioned by the lack of proper knowledge as to where to begin. This post is especially dedicated to these future-stars who cannot wait to start creating new grooves. How to look […]

Taking Drumming Lessons Could Be Your Child’s First Steps Towards Holistic Well-Being โ€“ Hereโ€™s Why

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The drummer โ€“ the person that transforms a good band into a great band, a powerhouse of passion and stamina that keeps the rest of the band in sync and in the groove during marathon performances, and an exhibition of the skill of coordination, control, and rhythm. In spite of guitarists hogging limelight, drummers continue […]

Top 10 Tips to Overcome Stage Fear before Your Piano Recital (Scientist-Recommended)

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Do you suffer from stage fright? Does your heart start beating like a drum just before a performance? Well, if you feel light-headed or tense before a piano recital, you can take gratification in the fact that youโ€™re not the only one. The problem with being nervous is that itโ€™s just the beginning, as it […]

What Does Is It Really Mean To Be A Self-Taught Musician?

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Being a self-taught musician gives you serious bragging rights โ€“ that is not in question. However, there are a lot of misconceptions associated with being self-taught, because when most people hear that an instrumentalist is self-taught, they automatically assume the person took up an instrument and figured out how to play with no help from […]

Drummers Are Exceptionally Smart: Scientists Discover The Unique Qualities Of Drummers’ Brains

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Drummers are often dismissed as not having a lot of acumen, and they even end up at the receiving end of not-so-nice jokes. In the music world, drummers always bear the brunt of the joke. Most have the same punchline: Drummers are idiots. Take, for example, the following: “How do you tell if the stage […]

10 Phenomenal Reasons for Parents to Enroll Kids for Music Lessons

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They say that music is food for the soul, but what they donโ€™t tell you is that music has a number of intrinsic benefits when taught to young people. Musicians and music fans have always advocated the need for music and instruments training. And, a number of recent studies have revealed that music can actually […]

4 Major Reasons Why Music Is Really Being Cut From Schools

Anxiety is a common companion for music advocates, parents, teachers, and even students at the end of every budget cycle as they wait to find out whether their favorite programs have been cut. Cutting music programs has become commonplace in many of the public schools of the developed world. They always seem to be the […]

Music Lessons – How Much Talent Do You Need To Learn Music?

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How much talent do you need to learn music? Itโ€™s a question that I have been asked hundreds of times. The idea that one needs to possess a high level of talent can have a huge impact on whether or not that person chooses to study music. This thought also influences the decision on whether […]