Ep. 166: Every Brain Needs Music: The Neuroscience of Making and Listening to Music; with authors Larry Sherman, PhD, and Dennis Plies, DA
Whether you are a professional musician or music enthusiast, prepare to meet your new favorite book on the neuroscience of music! We discuss the science of effective practice; the intricate and distinct neurological processes utilized for musical composition, improvisation, practice, and performance; and the profound impact of music on brain development. As the conversation unfolds,…
Ep. 164: Adaptive Music Education: Achieving potential and nurturing exceptionalities with harmony; with Erin Parkes, PhD
The Lotus Centre for Special Music Education is passionate about making the well-documented benefits of music-making accessible to students with exceptionalities. Making music can have profound impacts on mood, motor skills, and overall well-being. The Centre’s Institute for Professional Development provides music educators with the skills and tools they need to help students of all…
Take an enchanting journey through the world of local music stores, with a trip behind-the-scenes of 5th generation family-owned Schmitt Music. Unveil the treasure trove of musical opportunities awaiting you at your local music store. From access to unique instruments and print music galore, to free concerts and instrument petting zoos, you’ll learn how these…
Ep. 159: Nature’s Anthem: Award-Winning Singer-Songwriter Jessa Campbell Revolutionizes Children’s Music with Eco-Tunes
Discover the educational music that is captivating young audiences! Jessa Campbell’s upbeat, danceable songs teach science concepts while infusing joy and humor. With her new album “Forest Flow,” Jessa is changing the trend of children’s disconnection with nature. Through catchy tunes and engaging music videos, she inspires families to explore the outdoors, fostering a love…
How can performance artists benefit from sports medicine? How are performing artists and athletes similar, and different? How could collaboration between sports medicine and performing arts medicine bring about exponential advances for mutual benefit? We discuss these questions and more in today’s episode with Athletes and the Arts.