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Brain Games & Music

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Brain Games & Music

Brain games are all the fad these days, since we have become more and more aware of our ability to improve and change our own brain (technically called “self-directed neuroplasticity“). FitBrains, Lumosity, and Elevate are among the popular brain games on the iOS, in this whole new genre in gaming. Brain games feature various challenging feats, like math problems, memory training and so on. As challenging as these might be, scientific studies and scans show that playing music seems to outdo them all, as “brain’s...

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Health Benefits of Music

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Health Benefits of Music

There are a surprising number of health benefits associated with music, both mental and physical. Here are some health-related reasons to take up music: Overall physical health – “Music can actually have a significant positive impact on patients with long-term illnesses, such as heart disease, cancer and respiratory conditions.” ((NetDoctor – Health Benefits of Music)) Mood boost – “listening to pleasurable music of any description induced ‘musical chills’, which triggered the release of the...

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Raroa Concert – Scarborough Fair

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Raroa Concert – Scarborough Fair

Term 2, 2013 Performance at Raroa Intermediate School

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Concierto Andaluz

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Concierto Andaluz

Our Guitar Quartet was fortunate to be able to play with the Nelson Symphony recently in November a 1967 work by the Spanish composer Joaquín Rodrigo, Concierto Andaluz for Four Guitars and Orchestra. Here are some youtube videos from the...

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Top 10 Reasons to Learn the Guitar

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Top 10 Reasons to Learn the Guitar

Here are some reasons for you, your friends and loved ones to learn this wonderful instrument! 10. A great hobby. The guitar is a great hobby to have that’ll enrich your life, for a lifetime. 9. A healthy emotional outlet. Whether you feel happy or sad, playing an instrument provides a healthy outlet for your emotions. 8. Personal expression. Express yourself in a way that’ll be appreciated by everyone. 7. Socializing. It’s a great way to meet with people, especially to play together with them. 6. Culture. It’s an easy...

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