Monthly Archive: April 2014

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Music and Autism

  I think most people are aware of what autism is and more than likely, you know a parent with an autistic child. Why? Because it is the fastest growing developmental disability with an...

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Music and Learning Disabilities

Being a parent certainly has many rewards, but it is not for the faint-of-heart. Parents can face many challenges with their children—physical, cognitive, mental, emotion, or behavioral. The interesting news is that with most...

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Sacred Music: Handel’s Messiah

Today, in keeping with Easter week and the discussion of choral music, I want to talk about George Frideric Handel’s famous oratorio, Messiah. First, Messiah is considered choral music and more specifically considered an...

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Sacred Music: Gregorian Chants

On Sunday, April 20, Christian churches around the world will be celebrating Easter—the celebration commemorating the remembrance of the atoning sacrifice and resurrection of Jesus Christ. In lieu of this event, I would like...