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Photoreading

This week I am attending an online seminar called “Reboot Your Brain”, which you can learn more about if you scroll down past my review of the Photoreading session I listened to by Paul Scheele, PhD, which was the session I was most interested in.Scheele’s company put together a deal for listeners of this seminar […]

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Online or product alternatives to private lessons

Don’t get me wrong, private lessons definitely have their place.  As a former student, I know that reporting to my teacher and wanting to please her was highly motivating for me.  You really need a good teacher/mentor to get a good polish as you become more advanced. Having said that, private lessons can be very […]

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MuseScore- Free and Wonderful!

Today I am very pleased to spread the word about a FANTASTIC open source file known MuseScore, which can be downloaded for free at http://musescore.org/ As a music major, one of the classes that we were required to take is “Computer Applications in Music”.  The primary program that we learn to use is “Finale”.  Finale […]

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Walking Piano

I had a famous visitor come to my website last weekend.  Remo Saraceni, inventor of the walking piano featured on “BIG” with Tom Hanks, commented on my Musical Stairs post.  When I looked at his profile, “Fun Maker”, and realized who he is, I was very excited about the visit, and my 3-year-old son and […]

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The Music of DNA

Composers and scientists have joined forces to create a truly unique piece of art. Each of the 40 singers has their own sheet music, written for them based on their individual DNA. The end result is, well, very musical. One would think that it had its origins in Gregorian Chant instead of modern science.The marriage […]

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Escaping war through the study of music

“Music is like magic in a person’s hands”, says Nashat Majeed, a guitar instructor in Iraq. Children in Iraq are finding peace and escaping the war of their country through the study of music. I ran across the article posted below and was very touched by this story. It is a beautiful thing that they […]

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