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Is Music the Key to Success? – NYTimes.com

Is Music the Key to Success? – NYTimes.com. Is Music the Key to Success? By JOANNE LIPMAN Published: October 12, 2013 CONDOLEEZZA RICE trained to be a concert pianist. Alan Greenspan, former chairman of the Federal Reserve, was a professional … Continue reading

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Everything I need to know, I learned in music class

My View: Everything I need to know, I learned in music class By Andrew Schwartz, Special to CNN Editor’s note: Tuba player Andrew Schwartz holds a bachelor’s of music from the University of Hartford. He did graduate work at The … Continue reading

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Musicians’ Brains Might Have an Edge on Aging

Musicians’ Brains Might Have an Edge on Aging Study found seniors with musical training outperformed others on thinking, memory tests August 2, 2012 By Barbara Bronson Gray HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Aug. 2 (HealthDay News) — It’s been said that music … Continue reading

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A creative life is a healthy life

By Amanda Enayati, Special to CNN (CNN) — There are many conversations taking place right now about creativity — how our future depends on it, how our kids are losing it, how most schools are killing it, and how parents … Continue reading

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Music: It’s in your head, changing your brain.

Music: It’s in your head, changing your brain By Elizabeth Landau, CNN updated 10:40 PM EDT, Sat May 26, 2012 Bassist Victor Wooten says you don’t need to start with the rules of music in order to play an instrument. … Continue reading

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How Many Hours a Day Should You Practice?

How Many Hours a Day Should You Practice? by Dr. Noa Kageyama · 2 hours? 4 hours? 8 hours? 12 hours? How much is enough? Is there such a thing as practicing too much? Is there an optimal number of … Continue reading

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Protecting Your Guitar from Humidity and Temperature

Protecting Your Guitar from Humidity and Temperature Courtesy of Larrivee Guitars The wood used in the construction of all of our guitars has been carefully selected and aged 3-5 years. However, it is important to note that extreme conditions of … Continue reading

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Musicians use both sides of their brains more frequently than average people | News | Vanderbilt University

Musicians use both sides of their brains more frequently than average people Posted on Thursday, Oct. 2, 2008 — 4:14 PM Supporting what many of us who are not musically talented have often felt, new research reveals that trained musicians … Continue reading

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The Top 10 Benefits of Playing an Instrument

The Top 10 Benefits of Playing an Instrument POSTED IN: INSTRUMENTS BY VIOLA KING ON MAY 1ST, 2008 Ever wondered if playing an instrument would be right for you? Here are 10 reasons why choosing to play an instrument may … Continue reading

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