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Hey friends, we've been quiet for a while, but please join us on September 25th from 4-6pm at the Piety Street Iron Works. Our students will be performing and Amanda Shaw will be there to play a few tunes for them! Come out and join us!

http://www.amandashaw.com/

Amanda Shaw

amandashaw.com

Home page of Amanda Shaw

Sep 15th 6:10pm • No Comments

Great article on Harmony Project's research!
"Researchers found that kids who took music lessons for two years didn't just get better at playing the trombone or violin; they found that playing music also helped kids' brains process language."

http://www.npr.org/blogs/ed/2014/09/10/343681493/this-is-your-brain-this-is-your-brain-on-music?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=npr&utm_term=nprnews&utm_content=20140910

This Is Your Brain. This Is Your Brain On Music.

www.npr.org

A new study suggests that learning to play a musical instrument helps improve the brain's ability to process language. That means music lessons could give kids from low-income communities a big boost.

Sep 12th 3:23pm • No Comments

Great pictures from our Music & Arts Day this past summer! Thanks to Sticking Up for Children and Shelia and Collin Phillips for hosting us! Look out for our students hand-painted drum sticks for auction soon!
http://www.stickingupforchildren.com/#!august/c11l7

Sticking Up For Children | AUGUST

www.stickingupforchildren.com

Well-known drummers and other performers donate instruments that are then made into art and sold to benefit orphanages, schools, and free art-classes.

Sep 11th 5:32pm • No Comments