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We know why we listen to music right? because it gives us pleasure, whether it is by making us feel happy, energetic or even help us through tough times while embracing feelings of sadness and nostalgia. We do not however, think about why music is so important to us and has been for so many centuries. It could be just about pleasure, but there must...

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On one hand, many of us can agree that music is to some extent a universal language, and that there are actually quite a few things that can be said and felt through music even if we can't understand the lyrics sometimes. On the other hand, the language still has some direct consecuences to the structure of a composition and the way it ultimately delivers its...

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by Alyssa Cowell, The Catoctin School of Music More Music Activities for Quarantine! While we are all hanging in there waiting to go life as it was before COVID-19, here are a few more stay-at-home music activities to fill up the time! Music Scavenger Hunt: Look around the house and see if you can find instruments from different musical instrument families – look for household items you make musical...

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Music has almost infinite braches of genres, this is an obvious thing but at the same time, it's a very fascinating fact, and something that surely makes music be very alive. It's a wonder to discover how these genres came to be, and how there is a constant movement of sounds and places which endlessly give birth to new ways to control sound. Some genres are...

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In times of war, civil unrest and fear, music has always been a safe haven, no matter which time period, history has shown us that music has the power to bring people together. It's a beautiful image to have, that an aspiring musician writing some things in a small bedroom can potentially reach millions of people with very personal feelings that can touch other human...

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