Free Concerts in the Summer!

Did you know you can experience the VSO, k-os, Stephen Fearing, Jerrica Santos,  and more all for FREE this summer ? All you need are a few blankets or fold-out chairs, and maybe even a picnic basket with snacks and you’re set! Here is a list of some of the free concerts offered in theContinue reading “Free Concerts in the Summer!”

Music and the Olympics

As many of you are following the Olympic Games in London, you may have noticed athletes listening to music before their competition. According to the article below from the Vancouver Sun (I can confirm this from my personal experience), music can motivate or calm you: ——————————————————————————————————————————————————————– Michael Phelps of the U.S. listens to music asContinue reading “Music and the Olympics”

Protect your memory – learn an instrument!

The article below is from a posting in Feb. 2012 by ABC News: Playing Music Protects Memory, Hearing, Brain Processing COLUMN by LEE DYE Feb. 1, 2012 — Study Gives First Concrete Proof Playing Instrument Helps ‘Neural Processing’ Want your brain to be as fit as a fiddle, even after you are old andContinue reading “Protect your memory – learn an instrument!”