Music Creates a Lasting Imprint on Your Heart

Music Creates a Lasting Imprint on Your Heart

  You ever wonder why you can sing along to the lyrics of virtually any song you listened to as a teenager, but have a difficult time remembering what you had for breakfast this morning? It’s a phenomenon not lost on Marilyn Schwartz, the co-founder of Kids’ MusicRound. “Isn’t it fantastic?” she said. “That’s what […]

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Let Kids Improv with Music Play

Let Kids Improv with Music Play

Have you ever noticed that the simplest item in your house can become the most amazing toy for music play?  Wrapping paper can be crinkled, torn, and turned into confetti. Paper cups can turn into drums, balls, and hats. Even a simple cardboard box can become a rocket ship or hiding place! This creativity is the […]

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Can Mirror Neurons Help Children Learn Music?

Can Mirror Neurons Help Children Learn Music?

Modeling is such a powerful tool in early childhood learning – including music education.  Have you noticed children quickly like to imitate what they see? What’s at work in the brain when this happens? In the early 1990s, neuroscientist Giacomo Rizzolatti, MD and his colleagues, from the University of Parma, first discovered mirror neurons in […]

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Exposing Children to All Kinds of Music

What music do you most enjoy listening to? Is there a favorite song that brings back memories of a place and time? Is it Top 40 or jazz – bluegrass, country or classical? Music is the universal language bringing all people together. Listening to different genres of music exposes the children’s ears to a wide […]

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Is My Child Musical?

Is My Child Musical?

You may be surprised to learn every child is born a musical human being. Yes, every child! You don’t need to be a trained educator to recognize musical responses. Musical talent begins in the simplest ways. Parents can easily observe many signs. Recently in a mixed-age class of children, I watched with amazement at the […]

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The Joy of Singing!!

The Joy of Singing!!

I thought you folks might want to see one of our students in action!  She’s been coming to classes for a while and obviously loves them!  I love having these kids want their moment!!! Please enjoy! Joyce Twinkle (You’ll need to open in a new tab/window and use QuickTime)  

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The Music Goes Round and Round . . .

The Music Goes Round and Round . . .

Ever wonder how a name is chosen? Take Kids’ MusicRound, for example – a cute, very catchy name for a company specializing in teaching children’s music! I’ve never asked or just didn’t catch the thought process behind coming up with this terrific branding. Barbara told me the other day and it makes perfect sense! The […]

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