Blog Category: Music Education

Boomwhacker Fun

This class is a riot! Boomwhackers are lightweight, hollow, color-coded, plastic tubes, tuned to musical pitches by length. The tubes produce musical tones when struck together, on the floor, or against nearly any surface (such as one’s head). This class will include basic improvisation using this cool tubular instrument. We think you’ll love Boomwhackers so much you’ll want to take home a set of eight, in C major – only $24.95. All ages welcome.

Boomwhacker Fun

This class is a riot! Boomwhackers are lightweight, hollow, color-coded, plastic tubes, tuned to musical pitches by length. The tubes produce musical tones when struck together, on the floor, or against nearly any surface (such as one’s head). This class will include basic improvisation using this cool tubular instrument. We think you’ll love Boomwhackers so much you’ll want to take home a set of eight, in C major – only $24.95. All ages welcome.

Boomwhacking

Do traditional instruments bore you? Do you prefer to make music by hitting colorful plastic tubes against the ground or your friends’ elbows? Do we have a class for you –  Boomwhacking, as the name suggests, explores the diatonic world of boomwhacker performance. Topics covered will include basic sightreading on this cool tubular instrument, watching for specific notes and counting rests in a group performance, and techniques for getting the best sound from your boomwhackers. We think you’ll love boomwhacking so much you’ll want to take home a set of eight, in C major – only $24.95. All ages welcome.

Boomwhacking

Do traditional instruments bore you? Do you prefer to make music by hitting colorful plastic tubes against the ground or your friends’ elbows? Do we have a class for you –  Boomwhacking, as the name suggests, explores the diatonic world of boomwhacker performance. Topics covered will include basic sightreading on this cool tubular instrument, watching for specific notes and counting rests in a group performance, and techniques for getting the best sound from your boomwhackers. We think you’ll love boomwhacking so much you’ll want to take home a set of eight, in C major – only $24.95. All ages welcome.

Boomwhacking

Do traditional instruments bore you? Do you prefer to make music by hitting colorful plastic tubes against the ground or your friends’ elbows? Do we have a class for you –  Boomwhacking, as the name suggests, explores the diatonic world of boomwhacker performance. Topics covered will include basic sightreading on this cool tubular instrument, watching for specific notes and counting rests in a group performance, and techniques for getting the best sound from your boomwhackers. We think you’ll love boomwhacking so much you’ll want to take home a set of eight, in C major – only $24.95. All ages welcome.

Reasons to Feel Good About Music Lessons

Rent ViolinsA few years of music lessons may be one of the best investments parents can make. Neuroscientist Nina Kraus at Northwestern University has demonstrated how music training enhances lifelong listening and learning skills. However, this is not an overnight achievement.

It appears that one year of training was insufficient to spark changes in the nervous system. It was only after two years of music lessons that the children’s brains adapted a neural process linked to language and reading skills. Larger improvements were seen in children who regularly attended music classes and actively participated. (more…)