Category Archives: Articles

Female Broadway Duets

An article I found on Camp Broadway. Enjoy! http://www.campbroadway.com/2014/03/31/singing-girls-importance-female-duets/

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Article: Music Instruction Can Make for a Smarter Teen

An article that follows groups of teenage students, studying the impact of formal music training in school on high school students with no (or limited) prior experience in music. This would be great to send to your principals and administrators. … Continue reading

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Article: Singing Changes Your Brain

Hello all! I apologize for the long time between posts. I have several tabs open in my browser, just waiting to be shared and added to my lists, but the complications of moving, having to put down my lovebird Buddy, … Continue reading

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Self-Esteem Hurting Our Students’ Education?

Studies show that Self-Esteem may not be all it’s cracked up to be! Read THIS ARTICLE by the Competitive Enterprise Institute. Or just do a search for “self-esteem vs achievement”. Americans are great in self-esteem but low in achievement…something is … Continue reading

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Sing Your Way to Health!

Hello everyone! I hope you all had a very Merry Christmas and that all the teachers out there are enjoying their time away from children. I can tell you that it’s VERY quiet at my house while I am home, … Continue reading

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Why Our Education System is Collapsing…

Someone sent me an interesting article on the collapse of the American system of education, by Glenn Beck. I don’t know a lot about him, but this video makes some great points and I thought I would share it with … Continue reading

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Article: Benefits of Music Education

While the Mozart-effect may be questionable, there’s no doubt that studying music can improve children’s minds. Music causes you to think differently, decode faster (increasing reading fluency), and helps fine-motor skills to develop – these are things I have seen … Continue reading

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Article: “Fearlessness” – Overcoming Stage Fright

An article from Indiana University by Jeff Nelson, the hornist in the Canadian Brass (who also happens to be a pig farmer in Alberta, Canada). Check out his 10 Tips for Becoming Fearless; these can be applied to performances, meetings, … Continue reading

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Article: Saving the Private Teacher’s Energy An article written by David L. Jones, a professional voice instructor in New York. He writes many helpful articles and I have learned a lot from reading the information on his website http://www.voiceteacher.com I … Continue reading

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Article: Is Music the Key to Success?

A New York Times article by Joanie Lipman entitled, “Is Music the Key to Success?” Many of these concepts mentioned here are, in my opinion, fundamental to becoming what most people would call “successful.” Music forces you to think in … Continue reading

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