Tag Archive for NAfME

Teaching Music to Deaf Students

As a musician and a person who deals with both the music business and the deaf world, I assumed as many do that students with hearing loss would never hear, understand or appreciate music.

Fortunately, as I began talking with …

Veterans Day 2012

Veterans Day: A celebration to honor America’s veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good.

  • On November 11, 1918, the fighting for World War I actually stopped on the eleventh hour

Marching Music — A Special Art Form

Drum Corps International, the premiere marching music entity, recently held their world championships at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana.  I had the pleasure of being in attendance for the week’s activities.  During this time, thousands of young musicians and …

Play Music, Age Well

There has been much research done on the cognitive benefits of musical activity during childhood;  a recent study conducted by the University of Kansas analyzes whether or not these benefits carry over into adulthood.  While more research is needed, the …