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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 postJoin us for the 2018 Fiddlerman Virtual Group Christmas Project. We’ll be performing,”I’ll Be Home For Christmas”. The deadline for your submissions will be in Monday, December 17th, 2018 at which time I will begin … 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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A Study Suggests That People Can Hear Universal Traits in Music

Join the forum discussion on this postImagine that you’re a researcher who has unlimited time and resources, and a time machine that can travel anywhere in the world. You use these wondrous gifts to get a recording of every song … Continue reading

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