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2019 Little Drummer Boy Youtube Group Project

Welcome to Fiddlermans “Little Drummer Boy” Youtube Group Project! The deadline for your submissions will be in Monday, December 9th, 2019 at which time I will begin mixing. I encourage all participants to learn several parts. If the timing of your … Continue reading

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WATCH: Why your brain actually needs music

Join the forum discussion on this postLearning to play a musical instrument challenges your brain in a dynamic way, which is enjoyable and fulfilling, but important for your brain’s development. See the video!!!! 

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Fiddlerman 2018 Group Christmas Project – I’ll Be Home For Christmas

Join the forum discussion on this post Forum members from around the world sent their videos for a surplus of 20 tracks. Here is the result of the 2018 Fiddlerman Christmas Project, “I’ll Be Home For Christmas”. For information on … Continue reading

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7 pieces of music that might make you cry

Join the forum discussion on this post 7 pieces of music that might make you cry By Andrew Dickson Thursday 12th July 2018 As everybody knows, weeping is terrifically good for the soul – and few things are as liable … Continue reading

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Fiddlerman Group Project – Game Of Thrones

Please join us in our next Fiddlerman Group Project. We will be playing the theme from “Game Of Thrones”,  by Ramin Djawadi. The deadline for your submissions will be when we get enough submissions at which time I will post on the forum … Continue reading

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Live acoustic music soothes patients with critical illness as they go to see the doctor

Join the forum discussion on this postThe $100 in his pocket was supposed to be a gift from his grandma to buy Christmas presents for his family and friends. But Michael Morton just couldn’t get the flute out of his … Continue reading

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To improve future relationship with your kids, turn up the music

Join the forum discussion on this postDate:  May 1, 2018 Source: University of Arizona summary: Children who grow up listening to music with their parents report having better quality relationships with their moms and dads when they reach young adulthood, … Continue reading

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Drum circle helps refugee women heal from trauma

Join the forum discussion on this post About thirty refugee women sat in a circle at a church in El Cajon on a recent Monday morning, thrumming the pulse of a heartbeat on hand drums and with shakers. Under the … Continue reading

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Portland Startup Makes Music Therapy App To Help Stroke Survivors Walk Again

Join the forum discussion on this postOriginal Article Link Portland Startup Makes Music Therapy App To Help Stroke Survivors Walk Again By LUCAS RANDALL-OWENS • MAR 13, 2018 Brian Harris (left) and Owen McCarthy LUCAS RANDALL-OWENS / FOR MAINE PUBLIC Listen Listening… 4:46 Portland Startup … Continue reading

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7 tips for adults taking up a musical instrument

Join the forum discussion on this postIs it too late to pick up a musical instrument when you’re on the other side of 30? Absolutely not, say Classic FM’s Alexander Armstrong, Lucy Coward and John Suchet. It might seem like … Continue reading

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