Instrument Training Helps Students Focus

Studies have shown that assiduous instrument training from an early age can help the brain to process sounds better, making it easier to stay focused when absorbing other subjects, from literature to tensor calculus. ~ Hearing the music, honing the mind. (2010)....

Music Helps Express

“I would say that music is the easiest means in which to express, but since words are my talent, I must try to express clumsily in words what the pure music would have done better.” ~ William...
Popular Director Tips – Chris Wing: Find A Mentor

Popular Director Tips – Chris Wing: Find A Mentor

Back in November of 2017 we interviewed Mr. Chris Wing, Director of Bands at Greenfield Central High School. His take on having a mentor to talk with occasionally about his program proved to be one of our most popular tips of the year. We hope you enjoy this popular...

Music Makes Students Happier

Majorities of parents whose children are involved in music classes also credit music education for making them happier, more focused, more selfdisciplined, stronger academically and more helpful. ~ NAMM Foundation and Grunwald Associates LLC (2015). Striking a Chord:...