Are Children and Adults who Learn an Instrument Smarter?

I could never imagine my life without ever learning to play piano. Sure, in earlier years when I was practicing for exams it could seem to be a chore. . The thing that kept me going was the beauty of playing each piece perfectly. It is one of life's greatest feelings…

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How is musical practice similar to meditation?

Living with daily stress has become the norm and we have been convinced that a certain amount of stress is a good thing. This idea is entirely deceiving. All forms of stress are bad for you. The Japanese have found that many deaths are a direct result of stress. It is so common in their society they have a term for it: karoshi. It translates literally to “overwork death”.

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5 Piano Tips you Need to Know

Whether you’ve just started learning piano or would like to brush up on your knowledge of piano techniques, here are some invaluable tips that I think you need to know.

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Can Music Stave off Dementia?

I have recently started playing piano at a retirement living centre in the care centre side. On this side of the building more than half of the residents have some form of dementia.

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