Hallowe’en Music

I’m realising that Music is actually a part of of holidays, celebrations, life. Stores now have all the Hallowe’en decorations and MUSIC out. Here’s some Music from Classics for Kids. http://soundserver.classicsforkids.com/classicsforkids/podcasts/102613.mp3 Originally from Classics for Kids Halloween is just around the corner and Classics for Kids has some great music for the season. Music used within the program: Igor Stravinsky: Firebird, “Infernal Dance” Modest Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition, “Gnomus” Edvard Grieg: Peer Gynt, “In the Hall of the Mountain King” Edvard Grieg: Lyric Suite, “March of the Trolls” Charles Gounod: Funeral March of a Marionette Franz Liszt: Totentanz Camille …

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Rhythm Festival 2014

It’s time for the kids to share their wonderful music with their peers. I always get such great feedback from this opportunity and have decided to go ahead and do it again. Rhythm Festival When: Saturday Nov. 8th, 2014. Where: Bridge Street Church, behind Canadian Tire https://goo.gl/maps/WFlmn

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When to put your child in Music Lessons

I came across an interesting article on pbs about when to begin Music lessons. I have linked the full article (by Dr. Robert Cutietta) below. People sometimes ask me whether I think private lessons or Music classes are better, and I usually respond with this: “Music for Young Children classes are a lot of fun, and build a solid foundation in Music. Children (under 10 is targeted by MYC) really enjoy the classes, and often aren’t really ready to sit still and focus on the piano solely until they are older. This article actually talks about the age for informal …

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