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The Stars and Stripes Forever

Music is a natural accompaniment to enjoying the summer's bounty of good food, good times and patriotic celebrations.  Watch how some New England band members expressed their patriotism as they...

Celebrating Music in our Schools

March is Music in Our Schools Month, and this year we are celebrating with quotes from some of our close friends in the world...
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Wired For Music

Music exists within us all.  You don’t have to play cello in the symphony, sing tenor in the choir, or shred a mean guitar...

It’s Time to Celebrate Music in Our Schools!

What started as a single day of music advocacy by the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) back in March of 1973 has grown...

Music as a Soundtrack to Life

Think of every epic moment in the history of your life, and then take away the music.  For most of us that thought is,...

The Marching Panthers: A Band Like No Other!

In an earlier blog, we introduced you to the Ohio State School for the Blind Marching Panthers.  In some ways, they are just like...

How Music Education Benefits the Brain

Processing sound is one of the human brain’s most difficult jobs. The task involves multiple brain systems that need to be able to respond...

Witness the Spark

A young boy jams with Hayward blues band and finds the joy of groove in the process.

Unseen Music

I am an unapologetic Buckeye,  born and raised in Ohio -- and when I bleed, I bleed scarlet and grey.  So, like thousands of...