Creative Soul Blog

Can Music Lessons Reduce Aggression?

Posted by Casey Thomas on Thu, Oct 30, 2014 @ 10:31 AM

In the article below, I found myself pondering the question, "Can music lessons really reduce aggressions in individuals?" 

Many of us enjoy reading or writing books, practicing and playing a given sport, or even mastering or inventing ideas you might have. In doing so, you are able to release the ability and the drive to move forward in life through the gift of creativity. This also releases the ability to change your feelings, your mood and your outlook on life and the individuals you intereact with.

This article moved me. Thought it best to share. It's kind of amazing how music drives us. This is just another way of looking at its power. Enjoy!

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Why Do Our Children Quit Piano Lessons?

Posted by Casey Thomas on Mon, Oct 13, 2014 @ 03:37 PM

 

Have you ever heard somone say, "I used to take piano lessons as a child, and I wish my parents would have never let me quit"? I'm guessing that you have at least once.

This has became a common mantra that I hear often, not only as a music instructor, but as an individual. I started asking some of my students as to why they think their kids want to learn how to play the piano. Here's a few of the reasons I recently discovered:

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Another Free Show this Sunday, Sept 15th at Bronson Rock!

Posted by Samantha Thomas on Wed, Sep 11, 2013 @ 12:00 PM

Come on for another rockin' show with us this Sunday!

FREE SHOW

Sun, Sept 15th 2-6pm

@

Bronson Rock

250 S Main St, Keller, TX ‎

Click for directions

Test your eardrums at

this Sunday, Sept 15th 2-6pm!

 

Another fun Student Showcase for your friends, neighbors, and grandpa's to see our  Band & Artist Development students rock your ears off.

Highlighting what our students have been working on in their classes, this show will include performances from our Student Band Tour students & Artist Development students.

Our Band Tour students are not only learning what it takes to be in a Band, they are performing around the DFW/Fort Worth Area with up to 12 "tour stops" a year! Alongside them, are our Artist Development Students, honing their craft, through additional monthly consults for extra guidance with periodic stops on the Band Tour's performance wagon!


We are so proud of our student's progress, and invite your friends, family, neighbors and grandma's to come out to this Free Show at Bronson Rock in Keller, Tx for this family fun afternoon of good music and company!

Fall Session is underway & more great performances to come for our:

See our Calendar for upcoming performance dates!

 

See you guys Sunday!

Sincerely,

Samantha Thomas & The Creative Soul Team

 
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Student & Band Free Concert this Sunday, Sept 8th at Central Market!

Posted by Samantha Thomas on Fri, Sep 06, 2013 @ 04:44 PM

                       
 

Come out to enjoy some food & fun at Central Market this Sunday, Sept 8th 2-6pm!

FREE CONCERT for your friends, neigbors, and grandma's to see our  Band & Artist Development students strut their stuff.

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