Sylvie Desouches
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Music Training May Reduce Anxiety & Focus Attention

Monday, January 19, 2015

A new study conducted by psychiatrists at the University of Vermont College of Medicine has found that playing a musical instrument may help children overcome anxiety, focus attention and control emotions. Follow link below, or copy and paste into a new browser tab:

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4th Grade Music (from Curriculum Evening Packet)

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

What is done in 4th Grade Music Class this year to meet my child’s development?
Fourth graders are now ready to look out and begin to discover the world and the people around them. Emotionally, they move from the black and white of 3rd grade to shades of grey, more differentiation, ups and downs of social life, likes and dislikes expressed...

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Why do we teach music?

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

We teach music to:

  • Develop fine human beings who are active listeners, flexible and patient, and who understand that working in the world takes effort, perseverance and a refinement of skills. Learning to play a musical instrument, learning to read music, listening carefully to tune…all of these require practice, focus and commitment –...
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