Archive | December, 2011
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Daily Bow: A Look at Your Brain on Music

Daily Bow Logo A recent study by Finnish researcher Petri Toiviainen has highlighted the integrated nature of music in the brain, showing us that music is built for our whole brain, as our whole brain is built for music.
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Daily Bow: Colorado Symphony Takes a New Approach

Daily Bow Logo Did Wednesday’s Daily Bow cause you to worry about the fate of the American orchestra? Read on to see what the Colorado Symphony Orchestra is going to do about it!
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Daily Bow: Shouldering Responsibility in Louisville

Daily Bow Logo The Louisville Symphony continues in a deadlock, despite efforts by musicians like negotiating chair Kim Tichenor. The situation in Louisville has offered Tichenor a unique perspective on the path of the symphony for the next generation, and the answer lies in adaptation.
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Daily Bow: Composition Collides with Particle Physics

Daily Bow Logo What could composition have in common with quarks and neutrinos? Read on to learn about this innovative new project!
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The Case for Active Practicing

Image of a "Not Very Ideal" Piano Study Have you ever had trouble motivating yourself to practice? Then this is for you. A special guest author offers some remarkable insights on how to make practicing more engaging, effective, and fun.
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Hearts Beating for Children

Learn about an amazing organization using music to impact and empower lives of children in Nepal. We need your help to support it!
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Daily Bow: Healing Through Art in Post-Quake Haiti

Daily Bow Logo Haiti’s recovery from the devastating earthquake of 2010. As the two-year anniversary of the quake approaches, the island is struggling to regain stability, and some survivors are pushing for Haitians to dream bigger as a way of healing. Antoine Joseph Romel, a Haitian violinist, is one such survivor, and he and his countrymen are bringing […]
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Daily Bow: What Would You Do to Get into College?

Daily Bow Logo Some students go to great lengths to prepare themselves for college auditions. Read on to learn about this year’s hopeful applicants!
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Daily Bow: Setting a Bar with the Iowa Core

Daily Bow Logo The Iowa Core is an educational rubric that sets standards for learning in many subject areas as students progress through the grades. Music is a newly-minted member of that Core, and the lessons learned from the standards set out in Iowa have the potential to serve as a focal point for a national discussion of […]
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Daily Bow: Rare Instruments as an Investment?

Daily Bow Logo Are you hoping to get a new instrument for the holidays? Get some advice from the experts!
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