The Mental Benefits of Choir Singing for the Elderly 

The Mental Benefits of Choir Singing for the Elderly 

 For senior citizens, the cognitive and other mentally based declines are a sad and frustrating yet ultimately unavoidable part of life. Troubles with memory, concentration and numerous other symptoms are something that the overwhelming majority of aging individuals...
 How Music Connects Us in Isolation 

 How Music Connects Us in Isolation 

 When you’re feeling alone and cut off from the rest of the world, having just one thing that connects you to others can be life-saving. This can be as simple as having a friendly chat with a neighbor or contributing to a community project. The more you can put...
What Exactly Can You Do with a Music Degree?

What Exactly Can You Do with a Music Degree?

With more and more students turning to music degrees, many are left wondering, now that I have this degree, what do I do with it? Often students manage to complete their necessary years of schooling but find themselves launched into a vast world with no direction of...
Science’s Take on Music Education

Science’s Take on Music Education

When the superintendents of struggling school districts start looking into which programs to cut, the arts are inevitably the first to go. And of those cuts, the band is more than likely going to be on the top of the list, considering the costly nature of maintaining...
How Music and Culture Connect

How Music and Culture Connect

Did you know that music is a part of every known culture in the world? It’s amazing to consider that music (as defined as “distinguishable from speech”) is a common factor among us all. Music is so intertwined with culture that many people ask the question, “Does...