Get To Know Just How Your Brain Responds To Music

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Music has a powerful effect on the human body and many times it seems like the response is involuntary. You may not even know the song or the lyrics, but immediately you recognize the sound, you find your foot tapping to the beat. It is not something you actually plan to do. Interestingly, even if […]

How To Use Music Strategically – Know What Works When

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There are so many genres of music out there – it’s actually very difficult, if not downright impossible, to be acquainted with all of them. The interesting thing with music is that it affects you whether you know a song or not. As such, you can use any type of music in whichever way you see […]

What Does It Take To Become A Top Notch Musician?

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If you were to go around asking everyone what they think are the ingredients for a successful music career, you will hear as many answers as there are respondents. However, you will notice that some of them will be repeated by many people, even though they may be in different words. Some of the common […]

Musicians Need Gym Membership Too – But Of A Special Kind

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Musicians typically need to put in endless hours of practice to enhance their art. As a result, while everyone else it trying to get into a regular gym routine, physical fitness doesn’t seem to be much of a priority for many musicians. However, an investigation by Melissa Dribben reveals that the music world is starting […]

Why Your Child Should Not Miss Out on Music Education

Your child’s musical career is very important, whether he’s going to be the next big name in the industry or his performances will be restricted to the shower. Every child has a lot to draw from a musical education because learning the ‘do re mi’s offers many benefits that the ABCs alone cannot. He’ll be […]

Save The School Choir! You Need It!

There has been a lot of talk about the need for good musical programs. In fact, Nicola Benneti, an award-winning violist, argues that all youngsters should be exposed to classical music, regardless of whether they want to. Saying the concept of letting children do exactly what they want in other areas of education is “alien”, […]

Music education is out of tune with how young people learn

Does anyone really know the best way to learn music? The way our children are learning is changing. The way music education needs to be administered is changing too. First we must define what we consider successfully learning music. Is it meeting a certain grade? Is it passing a specific exam? Or is it being […]