Why it’s never too late to learn an instrument

The start of the year is a great time to take on a new challenge. The pianist James Rhodes tells Clemency Burton-Hill how anyone can learn to play Bach in six weeks.

September 22nd, 2017 | Tags:
Beginning with Silence Finding “Presence” in Music Class

What might happen if we all took 30 seconds each day to be silent, listen, appreciate, and celebrate the present moment?

September 20th, 2017 | Tags: ,
6 Historical Figures Whose Side Hustle Was Composing Music

Sometimes it may seem impossible to follow your passions and pursue new hobbies. But these notable names made it work, balancing some pretty heavy daily responsibilities with some serious musical output.

September 15th, 2017 | Tags:
Breaking Elgar’s Enigma

Did a violin teacher from Plano, Texas solve the world’s greatest classical music mystery?

September 13th, 2017 | Tags:
Seeing Sound – The Effect of Music on Your Mind

IN AN UNPRETENTIOUS medical clinic in downtown Toronto, there’s a man who can literally see inside the human brain. His name is Mark Doidge, and using a clinical electroencephalogram (commonly known as an EEG) he can create what he calls [...] more >>

September 8th, 2017 | Tags: ,
This Music App Uses a Clever New Technique to Preserve (and Improve) Your Hearing

Here in 2017, there’s no shortage of music apps available for your smartphone. From exclusive tracks to sound quality to better compensation for artists, you’d be forgiven for asking what a new one could possibly add to the mix.

September 6th, 2017 | Tags: ,
Music class encourages students with disabilities to use their voices

Mary Lynn Crow loves to sing and dance and perform concerts for her family.

September 1st, 2017 | Tags:
When should children begin music lessons?

The old age adage of New Year’s resolutions was thrust upon me the other day by this 10-year-old wearing designer alpargata shoes who is determined to learn to play a musical instrument this year. “My resolution this year is to [...] more >>

August 30th, 2017 | Tags: