Music

Girl Without Arms Plays Piano Beautifully

The young performer is the winner of Romania’s Got Talent
Fourteen year old Alberta Mosnegutu, known professionally as Lorelai Mosnegutu, from Romania has lived her entire life without arms. She was born without arms and without femurs, causing her legs to be half the length they should be. She was adopted at six

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13 Year Old Harp Prodigy Graduates Elite Music College

Rosie Gill has earned ARSM and ATCL diplomas

Rosie Gill, a 13 year old harp prodigy from Hampshire, England, has become one of the youngest associate members of the Royal Schools of Music and Trinity College London. Gill has earned ARSM and ATCL diplomas with distinction from the college. She is one of the best youngest musicians in the United Kingdom.

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Casio Understands Importance of Music Education

Casio provides innovative technology to make learning music easier
Casio America, Inc., a leading manufacturer of electronic musical instruments, is dedicated to providing budding musicians of all levels with the instruments they need to foster a love and appreciation of music. Besides teaming up with various organizations to gift music classrooms keyboards

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Music Education Benefits

A variety of lifelong benefits have been found in music learning
Music is more than an art form, it’s a way of life. The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) is a not-for-profit association that promotes the benefits of making music. Research has found that learning music facilitates learning across the

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16 year old pianist raises money for worldwide charities

The child prodigy supports global efforts for music and the arts
Sixteen-year-old piano sensation Ethan Bortnick is quite the philanthropist. He tours to raise money for charities across the globe. Recognized by the Guinness World Records as “The World’s Youngest Solo Musician to Headline His Own Concert Tour,” Bortnick has raised

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How Children Benefit from Music Education

When school administrators factor budgets, music education is often one of the first activities cut from the curriculum due to funding. By cutting music programs, educators are robbing kids of several benefits and achievements music provides. Studies have proven that kids benefit greatly from music, including achieving better grades, improving social skills and developing self discipline.

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Benefits of Music Therapy

Music plays a significant role in nearly everyone’s life, but for some people it represents much more than an invitation to dance or a soundtrack for the morning commute. Researchers have found that music therapy provides a diversion from negative feelings and helps manage the pain of not only adults, but of children with developmental, physical, behavioral, and neurological disabilities.

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Playing an Instrument Benefits Your Brain

No matter whether you’re a child or an adult, when you listen to music, your brain becomes more engaged and active. However, when you play an instrument, your brain gets more of a “full body workout,” according to studies. In the video below, Anita Collins (TED ED) explains the fireworks that go off in musicians’ brains when they play. The video also examines some of the long-term positive effects of this mental workout. These benefits can have a huge impact on a child’s life as they learn to play from an early age.

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