Tag Archives: children

Music & Screentime; or, How Not to Freak Out about Your Child’s Screen Habits During Quarantine

Musication’s Virtual Lessons Program has been going strong and will continue through the summer. We’ve heard from parents that it’s been a great way to keep their kids’ routines going through the quarantine, offering them something relatively low-stress to look forward to and prepare for each week, and also giving them the opportunity to engage […]

The Power of Music: Getting Through These Times with the Help & Healing of Music

Week 7 of coronavirus shutdown. Life has changed so quickly, and in a way that was probably unimaginable even at the beginning of March. Whether you’re homeschooling, working remotely, have been laid off, or are an essential or healthcare worker putting in those terrifying hours day-in and day-out—you are likely stressed. You are likely struggling […]

Musical Diversity as Human Diversity

It’s hard not to open up the news these days–or reach out to your conservative cousin–and be filled with a paralyzing sense of horror and dread. People seem to be retreating ever further into their own little tribal groups. Republicans vs. Democrats; The 1% vs. Working People. And this is to say nothing of the […]

A Parent + Child Introduction To Jazz

So you want your kid to be a Jazz aficionado but you know nothing about Jazz yourself? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. This week we present you with three great picture books about Jazz legends to introduce your child to Jazz AND we have also included CD recommendations for grownups wanting to familiarize themselves […]