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...

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...
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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...

How I Got Started In Marching Band

Looking back on my childhood  I realize how, in some form or fashion, music has always been an integral part of my life.   As things...
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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...

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...

Audience inCHOIRing

Have you ever attended a musical or choral event and thought, "Wow, I wish I could do that"?  Perhaps you felt so inspired after...
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Did You Know? A Music Advocacy Presentation

In honor of Music in Our Schools Month, and to continue our efforts to raise awareness of the importance of music education, Pepper would...
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Creativity: Your Brain on Improv

I know what you're thinking.  How can one scientifically analyze a concept that, by its very nature, is capricious and unpredictable?  Dr. Charles Limb,...