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by James Stewart of vpr.org In an earlier episode we spent a great deal of time debunking the “Mozart Effect,” the idea that passively listening to music can increase the IQ or cognitive functions of an infant or an individual....
via kansascity.com Doctors, nurses and other health care workers connected with the Nebraska medical school in Omaha may have found that making music with their orchestra may be the best medicine for easing their stress and meeting work challenges. The...
Music is a universal language that promotes emotion and imagination. No matter where you are or who you are with, music unites people. Friendships are often formed around musical tastes. On a deeper level, psychologists and educators herald music as...
Make Music Day Columbia is a city-wide celebration of the creation of music, no matter how it’s done. Part of the Make Music Day Alliance, Columbia is proud to be a participating city in a worldwide celebration of making music...
Sixteen year old pianist Catherine Huang is a sophomore at Lynbrook High School and studies piano with Professor Hans Boepple. She won first prize and the young jury award at the 2017 Arthur Fraser International Piano Competition and appeared on...
April Events at the School of Music April 2019 “After silence that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.” – Aldous Huxley Schedule subject to change. Visit sc.edu/music for up-to-date info, student and studio recitals. View as Webpage...
Avett Ray Maness is a 6-year-old piano prodigy from Dayton, Ohio, who not only taught himself to play piano by ear – but he’s also blind. “The moment he could pull himself to reach the piano, he was playing the...
Via Music Trades: THE REAL DR. DON SHIRLEY, classical pianist and subject of the movie Green Book, would only perform on a Steinway grand. For historical accuracy’s sake, that meant the filmmakers needed at least three of them. Captured in...
Acclaimed as “a pianist of poetry, elegance, and power” (American Record Guide), “a pianist of exceptional, cherishable finesse” (Los Angeles Times), and “one of those rare pianists who combine structural intelligence with a hundred color gradations” (Village Voice), Phillip Bush...
Trinity UMC-Blythewood is seeking an experienced piano accompanist to accompany the chancel choir and serve part-time approximately 5-10 hours a week beginning on July 31st. The individual will be responsible for providing piano accompanist for both the 8:45am as well...