We live in musical bodies…surrounded by a musical world… enveloped by musical galaxies. God has created music to affects us … spirit, soul and body. He has gives us tools to make music back to Him! Because He likes it!
Can you believe that it’s time for school to start? It seems like summer breaks have gotten shorter and shorter. It’s back to the routine of early morning schedules, late night homework, teacher conferences and tutors.
There is a revival in praise as a new wind of free worship sweeps across the earth affecting people of all denominations. After decades of singing songs about God, we are turning our hearts to seek God’s desire for worship.
You have done your best for your child:
- You have scoured the countryside for all the items on their back-to-school list.
- You have made sure that their teacher is quality and warm.
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It occurs between the adorable bouncing baby and the able-to-be-reasoned-with three-year-old.
- It’s the time when the answer to everything is "NO!"
- It’s the time when temper tantrums abound. (For both parent and child!)
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Albert Einstein’s fifth grade teacher told his parents that he was ‘stupid’ and incapable of learning. Albert had demonstrated an inability to take tests and to get passing grades.
Can you imagine our world without music? Talk radio twenty-four hours a day! No whistling while you work? Can you imagine sitting through a beautiful wedding or a romantic candlelight meal in silence?
This blog is somewhat dry and factual. However, consider it a goldmine of information! It is worth your time to dig out the golden morsels of information. These research results were compiled by Denie Riggs, Spring 1998.
You may be familiar with the tune ‘Whistle While You Work’ or ‘Just Singing In the Rain’. These songs seem to indicate that humming a happy tune can change how we view our circumstances by lifting our spirits and changing our mood.
Every mother know that her lullaby can calm her agitated baby. Lullabies are powerful influences to a newborn's growth. Yet, scientists are learning more and more about babies and their ability long before birth… to hear in the womb.
Yamaha has a picture in one of our schools depicting children gathered around a keyboard. The caption reads, “Invest in Futures.” Although this picture has been hanging around for several years, I never really ‘got it’ until recently when compiling the academic profiles of nine children who had just completed our program.