Buying Your Child’s First Piano

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A very useful guide to unpack some of the common questions parents ask when told to buy their child’s first piano. Buying a piano does not have to be scary – remember, teachers are here to support and help! 🙂 Click the link below to read the guide: http://blog.rolandcorp.com.au/index.php/buying-childs-first-piano/

Bach Appreciation!

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Musician or not, chances are you have heard of Johann Sebastian Bach! Regarded as one of the most prominent Baroque composers of all time, the works of this German-born musician inspired the likes of other Classical geniuses including Mozart, Beethoven, and Chopin. This incredible composer created a series of Preludes and Fugues in ALL 24

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Executive Functioning in Musicians and Non-Musicians

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Here’s an article suited to the more scientific audience. Overall, musicians show enhanced performance on several constructs of EF, and musically trained children further show heightened brain activation in traditional EF regions during task- switching. These results support the working hypothesis that musical training may promote the development and maintenance of certain EF skills, which

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