Creative Soul Blog

Do You Think Your Child Is Ready For Music?

Posted by Casey Thomas on Wed, Sep 17, 2014 @ 09:47 AM

5 ways to know your child is ready for music.

I have been teaching young children music for around 15 years now and I had to ask myself the same question recently, "When is my child ready for music lessons?"  I knew because of research and experience teaching, but when I saw my own child demonstrate similar characteristics I knew what I told our parents all these years was actually true.

Here are a few characteristics in comparison to watch for from your child to see if they are musically inclined.  If you do not see these characteristics, don't worry your child might not gravitate to playing an instrument yet.  It can sometimes happen over night though.  Also, check out the video of a 1 year old that truly loves music and is ready to learn.

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Seven Ways Every Child Can Benefit From Music Education

Posted by Anthony Miller on Mon, Dec 17, 2012 @ 08:30 AM

I do not think it is a surprise that all of us at Creative Soul believe in the importance of musical education. Carol Watson at National Nannies writes:

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New Technology for Music Education

Posted by Anthony Miller on Tue, Nov 27, 2012 @ 08:31 PM

Music - for those who love it - is a life-long pursuit.  The landscape of the musical world is constantly changing, not only is sound and style, but also in the way we consume and distribute music.  As music teachers and instructors, the job sometimes becomes even more complex.

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Piano lessons help students perform 34% higher on tests

Posted by Samantha Thomas on Thu, Jan 12, 2012 @ 05:37 PM

"Research shows piano students are better equipped to comprehend mathematical and scientific concepts.

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