The Connection Between Playing an Instrument and Memory Function

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Maybe you like playing an instrument for the sheer joy it brings you, but playing an instrument also offers all kinds of benefits, like: Improving reading and comprehension Better coordination Sharpening concentration; and Teaching discipline Did you know that playing an instrument can help strengthen your memory, too? Learn about how playing an instrument can […]

11 Benefits of Learning an Instrument as a Child

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If you haven’t heard it for yourself, you’ve seen it in movies: the screech of a child’s instrument echoing through the house and leaving a trail of borderline bleeding ears in its wake.    Suppose you are considering music lessons for your child. In that case, you may be scrambling up a cost/benefit analysis in […]

How to Decide What Instrument to Learn to Play

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You love everything about music — the sound, the way it makes you feel, the type of emotion it evokes.   There is no better way to truly connect with music than to learn how to play an instrument. But this requires dedication and commitment.    How do you choose the right instrument for you? […]

Music and its Effects on Mental Health

By: Haley Boyer Have you had a musical experience that changes you? Maybe you played music for years, and it’s changed the way you operate within the world, or even the way you think about yourself. Maybe you went to such an amazing concert that left you with post-concert euphoria for hours or days afterwards. […]

Best Age to Start Violin Lessons

There is no specific age at which to begin playing the violin. Some musicians will pick up the instrument as early as the age of three, while others wait until retirement to find a new hobby.   Anyone who has the desire to learn, should be able to pick up the instrument and feel accomplished with their […]