Tag Archives: Music

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 […]

Celebrating Black Lives, Music & Excellence

I don’t have many words of wisdom or comfort in these trying times we find ourselves in. Mainly I’m filled with questions: How do we enact lasting change so that we don’t have to confront these egregious racist actions on a daily basis, even during a national lockdown? How do we heal? How do we […]

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 […]

Building Community and Resisting Isolation Through Music

As we grow more and more isolated, each of us enveloped in our own social media, entertainment, political and work bubbles, we get more and more depressed, disconnected, and prone to conflict. It’s now common knowledge that social media, the technology ostensibly developed to “bring people closer together,” in fact alienates people from each other. […]

Building Pride and Confidence Through Music

Musication just wrapped up it’s end of the year music recitals which included over 80 students performing for family members, teachers, and friends. We saw our students beaming with pride and self confidence in not only their actual performance, but also with the practice and work they put into learning their pieces. We had 4 […]