Monthly Archives : February 2015

Louisville Leopard Percussionists take on Led Zeppelin

The 2014-15 Louisville Leopard Percussionists rehearsing “Kashmir,” “The Ocean” and “Immigrant Song” by Led Zeppelin. The video has gone viral and has received over 1 million views. Led Zeppelin founder and guitarist Jimmy Page even praises the young ensemble. “Too good not to share,” he writes on Facebook.

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Benefits of Music in Child Development

Children of all ages express themselves through music. Playing music for infants proves that, even at an early age, children sway, bounce, or move their hands in response to music they hear. Many preschoolers make up songs and, with no self-consciousness, sing to themselves as they play. Kids in elementary school learn to sing together as a group and possibly learn to play a musical instrument. Older children dance to the music of their favorite rock bands and use music to form friendships and share feelings.

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