How Music Paves the Way for Proficient Readers

Soundtrack to Fluency In a world where technological distractions seem to be the norm, nurturing a child’s literacy skills can be quite a challenge. However, there is a melodious ally that can make this task not only enjoyable, but also a whole lot more...

The Yoga of Learning Music

We have a large and growing percentage of South Asian (Indian) families in many of our programs throughout the U.S. They bring deep cultural roots that resonates with the best of American traditional values of freedom, learning, tolerance and cultivation of their...

“Guitar lessons near me”

When people are looking for services on google, the words “…near me” are contained in 4-8x more searches than not. We all want convenience and these words represent it. The question brings to mind, “is quality sacrificed for convenience?”...

GUITAR LESSONS FOR KIDS

 Teaching children guitar is not the same as teaching adults or even older teens. This essay shows some of the typical mistakes guitar teachers make with students. Forewarned is forearmed. Parents know that children’s interests and thinking ability grows with age....

DOES MUSICAL TRAINING REALLY HELP KIDS?

In 2001 a much touted experiment suggested that listening to 10 minutes of Mozart improved performance on certain spatial-temporal tasks. There was much acclaim about the research but the acclaim was mostly media exaggeration and even the researchers admitted it was...