Probing the power and importance of art

Probing the power and importance of art

"If the only justification for art is raising academic performance, then as soon as superintendents find out that doesn’t hold up, they’ll have reason to cut the arts," she says. Winner asserts that the arts should be judged on their own merit, not because painting might make you better at geometry. "Nobody expects math skills to transfer to biology. The arts are held to a different standard," she says. "I fundamentally believe there is value to learning the arts, independent of transfer."

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Neuroscience and Suzuki: Brain Development from Age Zero, and the Impact of Early Childhood Music Education

 Neuroscience and Suzuki: Brain Development from Age Zero, and the Impact of Early Childhood Music Education

January 13, 2019
Maeve O'Hara & Victoria Szczepaniak

“Limitless potential.” “Ability begins from age zero.” “Every child can.” How many times have we heard these philosophical Suzuki ideas?  Over the last several decades, neuroscience has confirmed much of what Suzuki believed through the study of the developing brain.

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PRESS RELEASE: Coast Guard Band Woodwind Quintet Performs at Music Center Northwest

PRESS RELEASE: Coast Guard Band Woodwind Quintet Performs at Music Center Northwest

NEW LONDON, Conn.—Saturday April 6th at 7:30 p.m., the Coast Guard Band Woodwind Quintet performs at Music Center of the Northwest. This concert is part of a series of performances and clinics given by the Quintet throughout Washington and Oregon. Offering a brilliant and challenging program, the Coast Guard Band’s commitment to excellence is on display through these superlative players.

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Q&A: Music Center's Permanent Home

Q&A: Music Center's Permanent Home

After 23 years as tenants, Music Center now has the opportunity to purchase their building and create a permanent home for the school.  Their positive impact on the community will now be secured by a building asset and annual rent savings which will be re-purposed to reach more people, from infants to seniors, with the highest quality programs.  With this purchase, Music Center commits to our neighborhood and our community.

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