Science Just Discovered Something Amazing About What Childhood Piano Lessons Did to You
By Tom Barnes
January 08, 2015
If your parents forced you to practice your scales by saying it would “build character,” they were onto something. The Washington Post reports that one of the largest scientific studies into music’s effect on the brain has found something striking: Musical training doesn’t just affect your musical ability — it provides tremendous benefits to children’s emotional and behavioural maturation.
You would have thought they could have used a John’Leghorn’ at the front!
The iconic Abbey Road Beatles album cover…
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I know British troops had their morning tea during the invasion of Normandy, but this Canadian thought his flugel might come in handy (Holland, 1944).
Just goes to show flugelhorn makes everything better. – Joe Sabia
Former Principal Trumpet, New York Philharmonic and Professor of Trumpet, Julliard.
“… Heroes turn into martyrs on this instrument.” – William Vacchiano