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This is the gift of music for your grandchild

[products] Looking for the perfect gift for your child or grandchild this holiday? Sick of all the usual toys, games and gadgets? We’ve all heard a lot about the over-saturation with technology, screens and electronics in our children’s lives.  How can we steer our young ones back to real experiences? What about giving an experience […]

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What is the real reason we send our kids to college?

What if we could be limitless?   What would you do if you knew you could not fail?     What projects would you work on?  Where would you go? Would you still be doing the work you do now?   In the film Limitless, a pill gives one human the power of all knowledge, and […]

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Music education instills compassionate confidence

I believe music education is vitally important as it teaches one of the most important skills of childhood…confidence.  But it’s not the egotistical, brash arrogance posing as confidence that is plaguing our society. Rather, we parents want our kids to be a clear channel for intuition and spirit developed by learning the laws of the […]

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What will my child learn in their first piano lesson?

When you’re searching for a music teacher for your child, you want to get a feel for the teacher.  What is a lesson like?  What’s their philosophy?  What can I expect? We have taught hundreds of kids in the Park Slope area of Brooklyn over the last decade.  The secret to our success is in […]

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Brain scans show marked difference before and after music lessons

There has been a lot of attention towards the affects of music instruction on brain development. But I think this is the first time I’ve seen actual scans of the brains of young children. Studies have already shown that learning music can be beneficial to children with brain development disorders like autism. Researchers from the […]