Does music improve a child’s memory?

We usually consider memory as an indicator of our intellect and cognitive abilities. And, it is not entirely wrong, as intellect makes us such capable species. Without the help of memory, we humans would not be able to pass down valuable information from one generation to the next. It is an essential part of the process of evolution. It is…

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How does music help a child keep calm

There is absolutely no doubt about the fact that music can be pretty effective in calming us down. People who suffer from stress and anxiety and depression can use music as an excellent outlet to release their emotions. Music is recommended by psychiatrists, doctors and several other medical practitioners. Music has been a part of our culture since ancient times.…

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Music And Children – Facts And Myths

There are so many misconceptions amongst parents when it comes to music and children. While some parents strongly believe that music can prove to be positively effective for even a baby in the womb, others believe that music has no impact on the overall growth and development of a foetus or a small child. If you’re a young parent and…

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Workshop by Trilok Gurtu – The Percussion Gur(t)u

High Play is an initiative by FSM which invites famous music personalities from all over the world to conduct workshops for our music enthusiasts. This time we decided to take it up a notch and have invited the shining star from the creative pool of India – Percussion sensation Trilok Gurtu who will be conducting a workshop for us. Born…

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Workshops by Guthrie Govan – A legendary musician

There are some people in the world who live for the sake of their passion and continue burning the lamp by spreading their knowledge and art to those who are eager to know more and learn. Guthrie Govan is a blazed flame from the world of guitar. He is not just a Guitar Maestro but also a great teacher who…

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Can “anyone” learn to sing?

Singing is often thought to be a talent and up to a certain extent it is. However the answer to this big question is “Yes”. Everybody can sing and I don’t mean in a bathroom singing kind of way but yes everybody can sing if they desire to. Research confirms that more than being an inborn talent, singing is a…

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How to continue your motivation to learn music

As adults we are constantly emphasizing the fact that learning to play music for a child is extremely beneficial for his/her brain development and overall growth. However we give very little consideration to adults learning musical instruments, maybe because we think that the ship has already sailed and if we didn’t pick up a musical instrument growing up then its…

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