Are music lessons helpful for all children?

Are music lessons helpful for all children? “Where words fail, music speaks.” – Hans Christian Andersen Many people think of music as mere entertainment, but I believe learning to make music is a metaphor for learning life skills. Science has proven the benefits of music lessons to stimulate whole brain development in children more than […]

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The Everlasting Positive Effects of Music Lessons

It seems every year there’s a new study that confirms the positive benefits of music lessons in early childhood.  This one has some great findings: From the NY Times Well Blog: By PERRI KLASS, M.D. When children learn to play a musical instrument, they strengthen a range of auditory skills. Recent studies suggest that these benefits extend […]


Winter Recital 2012 Success!

It was a great recital last Saturday at the Carroll Gardens Library in Brooklyn.  With 30 students performing and a house of over 100 guests, we had a lovely time and everyone did their best.  Thanks again to all the parents, grandparents, friends and family who came to show their support, love and appreciation of […]