Music and Dementia—Can Music Improve Your Memory?

A smiling older man is sitting at a piano

Music can evoke fond memories, first loves, and other nostalgic feelings. Many people enjoy listening to music because it lightens their mood or reminds them of happy times from their past.  You may wonder why music is so closely linked to memory? And can music improve your memory? Using Music to Help Patients with Dementia […]

Can Music Lessons Help with Anxiety?

A man and woman playing the piano together.

Some benefits of music lessons are obvious: you learn a new skill that you can enjoy alone or share with others. But are you wondering, can music lessons help with anxiety? The answer is a resounding “yes” whether you are a child or an adult. The National Institutes of Health Reports Music Lessons Reduce Anxiety […]

What Is the Best Age for My Child to Begin Piano Lessons?

A young piano student practicing piano before her piano lesson

Are there benefits children receive from piano lessons? Without a doubt! They range from improved concentration and memory skills to better self-confidence and hand-eye coordination. And children learn a skill that brings joy to themselves and others! The logical next question is, when is the best age for my child to begin piano lessons? The […]

Claude Debussy: Life in Compositions

  Beautiful symphonies, creative and wild scales and a notorious love life are just a few aspects of Claude Debussy’s life. This article covers the life, death and legacy French composer Claude Debussy left behind. Early Life Achille-Claude Debussy was born on August 22, 1862, in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France. He was the oldest of five children, […]

How to Reduce Screen Time for Kids with Music


  For some parents, screen time is a constant battle with their little ones. Getting your kids to put down technology can be easier said than done. It’s often hard to find fun activities for kids that are as engaging as screen time. But luckily, there’s a power among us that can help you combat […]

How Does Music Affect the Brain: Listening vs Playing

How Does Music Affect the Brain Listening vs Playing

  In this blog, we’ll cover everything you need to know about the power of music for our brains. Whether you’re an active musician or a regular music-lover, we’ve got you covered. The list of music’s benefits will have you putting in your headphones and turning the volume all the way up. Or it may […]

The Musical Life of Mozart

Mozart playing the first time Don Juan

  The world knows Mozart as a prodigy, renowned composer, and master of instruments. He was the creator of many incredible symphonies and a true musical genius. Centuries after his death, Mozart remains a household name. He’s mentioned without fail in any discussion about classical music. His legacy is powerful. So, it makes sense to […]

You are Never Too Busy (or Old) to Learn an Instrument

Learn an Instrument

Do you ever wish you had learned how to play an instrument as a kid? Maybe you watch a friend play the guitar and wonder what the fine and rigged strings feel like under your fingers while strumming a melody? Or maybe you sit down at your family member’s piano and wonder what it would […]

How the Piano was Invented | A Brief History of the Piano

How piano invented.

  When we think about musical instruments, one of the first examples that come to mind is the piano. In many ways, the piano is the foundation of instrumental music. The piano is the only instrument whose range can span the entire range of the orchestra. A strong solo instrument, duet, or ensemble instrument, and […]

Why Music is Essential to Halloween


  Many people learn about the significance of holidays, including Halloween, as a child. Most of these holidays would be incomplete without music. Music drives people’s emotions and often sets the stage when it comes to expectations. And music on Halloween is no different. Halloween is dedicated to things that go bump in the night. […]