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The Joy of Learning to Play an Instrument Later in Life

May 22nd, 2017|Categories: Events, Teacher Tips|

Many people are finding that taking up an instrument or singing later in life improve their lives in many ways, including emotional well-being, brain health, and cognitive skills. Click here to review the article published in April 2017.

10 Ways Music Can Boost Brain Power

March 30th, 2017|Categories: Events, Teacher Tips|

  This article explores how music can make a real positive impact on brain development. Albert Einstein began playing the violin when he was 6-years-old. The music training may have given him the ability to simultaenously use the right brain creative side and the left brain analytical side. Please click here to review the article by [...]

Studying Music as the Prescription

January 4th, 2017|Categories: Events, Teacher Tips|

Gunther, one of our adult students who is taking piano from Lucia, gave us an interesting article on the healing powers of music. Gunther is quite qualified in this area as he spent most of his career as an obstetrician-gynecologist in the South Bay. In a published report led by a team at the John Hopkins [...]

Early Childhood – 3 to 5 yrs (ORFF-based)

September 15th, 2016|Categories: Teacher Tips|

Early Childhood Camp - 3 more sessions on Saturday Oct 8, 22, and 29 from 8:30am-10:00am. Come and have your child experience music through song, rhyme, instruments, and a Gathering Drum with others! 3 more sessions - sign up for 1 or all and enjoy this adventure! The camp is led by Alex Smith and Yvonne [...]

Guzheng Class – 4 Week Free Introductory Lessons in Torrance

July 11th, 2016|Categories: Teacher Tips|Tags: , , |

We are offering a free 4 week introductory Guzheng class to encourage you to try this 21-stringed instrument. The class meets once a week for 4 weeks at our music school on Hawthorne Blvd in Torrance (next to Cost Plus). Our goal is to have a Guzheng ensemble performance by the end of this summer. This [...]