Category Archives: Music: General

Articles of general interest that all musicians, music teachers, music students and parents will enjoy.

Matt Keenan: “Through it all, the piano provided a soundtrack”

“There was a time in this country when every home included three things: green shag carpet, an RCA record player and an ashtray. In the late ’60s you could add something else to that list: an upright piano. And pretty … Continue reading

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Exploring the Science Behind Music

Much of the research that has been published on music and music education has centered around various scientific benefits of music. Specific areas relating to music cognition, music literacy, or music appreciation have been vigorously studied. Until now, music appreciation … Continue reading

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A New Documentary Always Makes A Difference

         At MyMuCo, we are always searching for new and exciting ways to prove that music education should not only be an important part of any person’s life, we are always working to prove that music education … Continue reading

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Performing in Recitals: A New Perspective

This month is the busy month of holiday parties, the school season is coming to a close. Students are getting excited for a short vacation from their classes and extra-curricular activities. It is also the busy month of end-of-term recitals … Continue reading

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Scientific Reasons Explaining Why We Should Teach Music In School

Organizing and implementing a successful school program requires a variety of resources. Monetary resources, talented staff and teacher, willing participants. In music programs across North America, a sad reality has surfaced in the past few years: budgetary cuts have taken … Continue reading

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13 Reasons Classical Music is NOT dead

Throughout history, music that is considered to be a part of history has always had a small stigma associated with it. The new, exciting sounds of tomorrow always seem to out-weight and out-play the old sounds of yesterday….or so we … Continue reading

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Tips to Help Motivate Your Child To Practice Music

Among the numerous challenges that parents face in handling children’s music lessons (choosing the instrument, finding a good teacher, etc.), getting kids to practice is the most daunting of all! Here at the My Musical Community Blog, I have written … Continue reading

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