Power of Music

Kids Get It: Music is Magic

We've said it many times, and it's kind of become my catchphrase...music is magic. We bring you lots of studies about music's positive impact on learning domains, on brain development, and on academic achievement. We highlight these important aspects of an early childhood rich with musical experiences in many different ways - because we really want [...]

Ed Sheeran, Stuttering, and Rap Music

Few people in the western world don't know who Ed Sheeran is. The 26-year-old English musician is an international superstar, selling out venues everywhere he goes. As a child, Sheeran was bullied because of his red hair and thick glasses. He has said that kids will always find someone different to pick on. To complicate matters [...]

Students + Music = Success

A failing school in the City of Bradford, West Yorkshire, England needed to do something. The staff was unsure what to do. Parents were not happy with the progress of their children. There were issues with funding. The surrounding area was one of the poorest in the area. What to do...what to do... Music to [...]

4 Musical Resolutions for the New Year

It’s that time of year when everyone is talking about resolutions.  Losing weight.  Exercising.  Spending more time with family.  Working less.  The list goes on. So we thought we’d put a musical twist on making resolutions and suggest four musical resolutions that are easy to make and stick to! Resolution #1 – Sing More with [...]

Music Matters – But Why?

I'm guessing that if you are here, reading this blog, that music is important to you. Your kids might take part in Kindermusik, or perhaps music lessons. You may attend concerts or listen to music on a regular basis. I probably don't have to convince you about music's power and its importance in the human [...]