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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Hong Kong piano prodigy

Tsung Tsung, the Hong Kong 8-year-old piano prodigy everyone is talking about, has garnered more than ten million views on YouTube. He began playing piano at the age of three and was certified in Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) on the age of four. His extraordinary talent has garnered him a prize in Steinway International Piano Competition and invitations to perform around the world.

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Asian Kids Sing Beautifully

Ten year old Jeffrey Li and and seven year old Celine Tam shock the world with their beautiful voices singing Josh Groban’s “You Raise Me Up” on the television show, China’s New Generation of Sound. The viral video has gained more than 6.7 million views on YouTube.

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Eight Year Old Pianist Plays New York’s Carnegie Hall

Eight year old pianist Angelina Hubertus’ dream of playing at New York’s Carnegie Hall has come true, as she wowed audiences at the magical Manhattan arena with a special recital that included one of her award-winning pieces, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s classical “Rondo Alla Turca – Turkish March.”

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Music therapy is an evidenced-based practice

Music therapy is an evidenced-based practice, targeting physical, neurologic, communication, emotional, educational and behavioral goals to promote positive therapeutic change. Music therapy also looks at the whole child, brings forth their abilities and provides opportunities for creative self-expression, normalization of the environment, emotional processing and social int eraction. Music therapy facilitates a space for the child to be a child, allows the child to express all the wonder, creativity, and inspiration they have to share with the world.

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Baby Bruce Lee

This baby Bruce Lee mimics his hero’s every move with nunchucks, kicks and hand movements while a movie starring Lee plays behind him. Pretty impressive for such a little guy!

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