Kate’s ABC’s

Watch two-year-old Kindermusik of Cambridge student, Kate, sing and play two selections on her guitar. Amazing and very advanced from the perspective of singing development in the young child. I love how carefully, yet casually, she tunes her guitar between songs, while taking the next request. According to her Mom, Kindermusik has spawned “some” interest […]

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How Important Is Music?

From the February 2011 Trumpet Print Edition What the ayatollah, Darwin and Freud were missing out on By Ryan Malone “It’s better that our dear youth spend their valuable time in learning science and essential and useful skills.” Those were the words of Ayatollah Ali Khamenei last August when he denounced all forms of music […]

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Hearing Versus Listening

“Hearing and listening are quite different. Hearing is a process involving nerves and muscles that reach adult efficiency by age four to five. Listening is a learned mental process that is concerned with hearing, attending, discriminating, understanding, and remembering. It can be improved with practice. Listening affects social interactions, one’s level of functioning, and perhaps […]

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Steady Beat for Baby

Life has rhythm and pulse. A baby senses this in the womb as he hears the pulse of his mother’s heartbeat and feels the rhythm of her movements. For older children and adults, an example of steady beat in everyday life is the simple act of walking. Imagine if you changed speed with every step—that […]

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