How Music Therapy Helps Individuals With Autism

How Music Therapy Helps Individuals With Autism

Music therapy is used to lower blood pressure and relax tension in the muscles. It can serve as a method for reducing stress as well. One major benefit of music therapy is its positive effect on those suffering from autism. We’re going to take a look at how...
How Music Can Help with Pain Management

How Music Can Help with Pain Management

There is no denying the healing quality of music and its unique capacity to impact the listener emotionally and spiritually. Music brightens, inspires movement, and provides a mechanism through which difficult feelings may be processed and then released. Whether the...
Music Therapy’s Role in Treating Dementia

Music Therapy’s Role in Treating Dementia

Almost everyone enjoys music in some form. Music is often associated with a particular mood or with a specific memory. Retail establishments, offices, restaurants, and even medical facilities use music to set or enhance the mood in the space. Trained professionals use...
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...
The Best Ways to Teach Music Virtually

The Best Ways to Teach Music Virtually

For music teachers, the COVID-19 pandemic has created many hurdles that can be extraordinarily tricky to overcome. In the wake of social distancing measures, most music teachers have shifted their attention to online classes for the time being; certainly, these kinds...
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...
The Relationship Between Music and Artificial Intelligence

The Relationship Between Music and Artificial Intelligence

What does AI have to do with music? It has a lot to do with music, and artificial intelligence impacts music in considerable ways. Artists and performers have come to recognize that technology prevents the music from ever being anything like it was twenty, thirty, or...
Great Tips For Music Educators Teaching Virtually

Great Tips For Music Educators Teaching Virtually

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit American soil earlier this year, teachers were sent into a frenzy due to being forced into teaching virtually, not understanding the challenges that would come from that. Teachers face new struggles each day as they attempt to educate...