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Much of today’s music industry is overrun with foul language and uninspiring messages, but a former “American Idol” contestant is on her way to launching a music career with a positive slant. Shannon O’Hara, 17, who made it to the top 24 on the past season of “American Idol,” has kept her music career going since […]

  Music is life, so a saying goes. It is only normal that activities we involve ourselves with the most will go on to have an impact on us. Several academic studies have aimed at studying how music affects us, but a whole lot of questions still remains unanswered. But in the midst of it […]

Illinois lawmakers want to prevent a shooting similar to the one that happened in Las Vegas last year. A proposal, approved by the Senate, addresses security concerns around large-scale events.   The measure would allow drones as a way to supervise events. This would include music festivals, state fairs – and those events held in […]

The voices of more than 100 elementary and high school students rang through the Capitol Theatre on Monday afternoon, and throughout schools across Canada. Students gathered to celebrate the 14th annual Music Monday, Windsor’s version of the national event that shines a spotlight on the importance of music in education. At exactly 1 p.m. students and […]

Instagram is preparing to let you add music to your Stories, judging by code found inside its Android app. “music stickers” could let you search for and add a song to your posts, thanks to licensing deals with the major record labels recently struck by Facebook. Instagram  is also testing a way to automatically detect a song you’re […]

While it’s often referred to as singular, the music industry has a history of being fragmented. The divisions begin with the matter of two copyrights for every recording and the fact that different laws govern the use of those copyrights, which results in drastically different revenue streams being generated for seemingly similar uses. This dissimilitude […]

Muѕiс is a powerful tool in mаnу wауѕ. It is аmоng the few асtivitiеѕ in whiсh thе uѕе оf thе whоlе brаin iѕ invоlvеd. Bеѕidеѕ, it is еѕѕеntiаl in all сulturеѕ аnd can hаvе аѕtоunding bеnеfitѕ fоr lеаrning lаnguаgе, bооѕting mеmоrу аnd соnсеntrаtiоn, and also for рhуѕiсаl сооrdinаtiоn and dеvеlорmеnt. Thе hеаlth оf the physical […]

Behavioral hospitals in Longview are alive with the sound of music. Incorporating music into treatment for people with depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and other forms of mental illness and addictions helps to calm them and brings smile to their faces, staff at Magnolia Behavioral Hospital of East Texas in Longview said. Some of the patients […]

Earlier in my career I taught fitness classes on a regular basis. I remember loving getting new music to play and seeing how excited participants would get as well. You could feel the energy go up, see smiles on faces and people truly enjoying the experience. Then I found a study that showed when people […]

Music therapy is not a music lesson. In fact, you don’t even have to be musically inclined to reap the benefits from the practice. Board-certified music therapist Emily Wadhams uses music as a tool to help her clients achieve non-musical goals. Her clients have a wide range of goals and conditions. She serves everyone from […]

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