1 week to go!

What to bring to the first class Classes start in one week.  If you have not yet done so, please download our calendar (http://musicnora.ca/schedule/calendar/); note the classes at the end of November. Parents have been asking me how to prepare, and what they need to bring to the first class, so here’s a list. New students: Pencil, tuition cheques (monthly/seasonal/annual – if tuition has not yet been paid), a smile. Please arrive 5 minutes early. Family registrants please bring in the MYC bag, tinsheet, etc. Returning students: Special pencil, tuition cheques (monthly/seasonal/annual – if tuition has not yet been paid), MYC …

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Want to train your brain? Join our classes

(Illustraion by Sofie Wolfson) “While brain training games and apps may not live up to their hype, it is well established that certain other activities and lifestyle choices can have neurological benefits that promote overall brain health and may help to keep the mind sharp as we get older. One of these is musical training. Research shows that learning to play a musical instrument is beneficial for children and adults alike, and may even be helpful to patients recovering from brain injuries.”  There is so much research to back this up.  Learning to play music has the ability to change our brains. …

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Birthday Surprise

I love to hear from my previous students.  I often wonder what they have been up to for the past several years.  (On my birthday) I just heard from a student that graduated from MYC in 2012 after completing the full program with me.  I am so happy that the parent took the time to email me as I love to hear what they have been up do.  For those parents that are disappointed if their kids stop music after MYC, just know that everything they are learning stays with them forever.  I even get adults singing about Fireman Fred …

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