It’s much more fun in a group!

Playing an instrument can be a very rewarding experience but I have always found that it is much more fun playing in a group. Long hours are spent in solitude when you learn to play an instrument. To truly master the music you must be dedicated to the practice routine...

6 Reasons Music is great for Mental Health

With the focus in the media this week on Mental Health,  I thought what better topic to discuss than 6 reasons that music is great for Mental Health. Mental Health used to be (and can sometimes still be) a very taboo subject in society and thanks to the media and...

Inspiring a New Generation of Teachers

Nine years ago we started teaching the young kids of Macarthur music. Little did we know that this would inspire a new generation of teachers. Everyone starts somewhere. Some of the first few students that signed up as students in our school in October 2006 included,...

Why Teaching Kids Music Matters

Teaching music to kids matters because it is in the first few years of life that all the magic happens! Neural connections start to form and the brain is wiring itself for life. Watch them bop around the room when there is music playing. There are no inhibitions to...