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Piano Recital

The Blessings Of A Botched Piano Recital

Brain, Child | Posted 05.04.2014 | Parents
Brain, Child

I feel confident that given the chance, Sam will make it through many of life's songs, no matter how many do-overs and false starts he has to endure along the way. I wish that same confidence for my other three children. I wish it for all of us.

Why Music Teachers Matter

Mallory McDuff, Ph.D. | Posted 02.18.2014 | Religion
Mallory McDuff, Ph.D.

This is a story of a recital, but it's also a story of how light created by music can guide us home to gratitude. To me, these lessons are even more powerful than recent research that reveals the positive impact of music on children's cognitive abilities.

Daniil Trifonov's Carnegie Hall Debut Recital

Ayano Hodouchi | Posted 04.09.2013 | Arts
Ayano Hodouchi

On February 5, twenty-one year old Daniil Trifonov had two monumental milestones in one day -- his Carnegie hall recital debut, and major classical label Deutsche Grammophon recording it live to release as an album later this year.

Music as Medicine

Myra Demeter | Posted 07.18.2012 | Fifty
Myra Demeter

When Dan had his stroke, his occupational therapist suggested that piano lessons would be beneficial for his brain and his motor skills.